1. CHASSIS AND MAST.
Do not start engine or move forklift when anyone is working on vehicle. Severe injury or death to
personnel could result.
Personnel hearing can be PERMANENTLY DAMAGED if exposed to constant high noise levels of
85 dB (A) or greater. Wear approved hearing protection devices when working within 46 ft (14 m) of
vehicle. Personnel exposed to high noise levels shall participate in a hearing conservation program in
accordance with TB MED 501. Hearing loss occurs gradually but becomes permanent over time.
If an air-operated grease gun does not purge the fitting, use a hand-operated grease gun. If the part
does not purge, remove and clean fitting, install fitting, and grease again. If part still does not purge,
refer to maintenance task for that component.
a. Purging of Lubricant. When using a grease gun, apply lubricant to the fitting until clean lubricant squeezes out of
the part being lubricated.
b. Boom Chain Sheave and Chains. Clean off dirt and debris before lubricating chains. Coat chains and connections
c. Hoist Cylinder and Tilt Cylinder. Apply grease with pneumatic grease gun only. Lubricate daily during periods of
high cycling or high loading.
d. Pivot Pins. Apply grease with pneumatic grease gun only.
a. Crankcase. Check oil level with forklift parked on level ground and the engine off and cool (TM 10-3930-673-10).
Do not overfill crankcase. Refer to TM 10-3930-673-20-2, remove plug and drain crankcase. Change engine oil and
filter based on Recommendation from The Army Oil Analysis Program.
b. Engine Oil Filter. After installing new filter, fill crankcase, operate engine five minutes, and check filter for leaks.
Shut off engine, check crankcase level, and fill to FULL mark.
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