Table 2-1. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Continued)
Item to Check/
e. Move forks fully left and right several times.
f. Apply another light coat of teflon dry lube to fork shaft and wear
pad sliding surface.
Wear Pad Screws
Check for loose, missing, bent or broken wear pad screws. Refer to
Para 18-16 for correct tightening procedure.
Fork Bushings and Wear
Check fork bushings and wear pads for excessive wear and obvious
damage. Replace wear pads when worn to less than
3/8 of an inch. Refer to Para 18-17 for replacement instructions.
Change engine oil based on the Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP).
Check engine drive belt for wear. Firmly press the belt midway
between its longest span. Maximum deflection should be 3/8 to 1/2
inch. If drive belt is worn or stretched, refer to Para 7-9 for drive belt
replacement. Drive belt tension is not adjustable.
Check engine mounts for cracks, deterioration and damage.