Table 2-1. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Continued)
Item to Check/
Do not smoke or allow any flame or spark in the vicinity while
checking or filling the batteries. The batteries generate
hydrogen gas, a highly explosive gas. Severe personal injury
Test batteries to determine cell condition. Replace or add electrolyte
(if necessary) and recharge. Refer to TM 9-6l40-200-l4.
Lubricate brake pedal and transmission disconnect pedal countershaft
with GAA as required. Lubrication points are under cab.
Check brake pads for wear. Pads should not be allowed to wear below
1/8 inch in thickness. Refer to Para 12-5 for wear pad replacement
Check brake rotors for grooves, discoloration, cracks, and warpage.