a. Lubricate steering knuckle bearings and u-joint (6 front and 6 rear) with GAA as required or at least quarterly. Vehicle
may have to be moved forward or backward to align grease fitting with access hole. If fitting is aligned with access hole
but grease gun will not go on fitting, turn wheel right or left until grease gun fits.
b. Lubricate tie rod ends (4 places) with GAA as required.
c. Lubricate steering cylinders (2 front and 2 rear) with GAA as required.
7. OIL CAN POINTS.
a. Lubricate doors, side panels, engine cover hinges, locks, and pivot points as required with hand oiler (OE/HDO).
Lubricate door locks and latches with lubricant cleaner.
b. Lubricate linkage at connections and friction points liberally.
8. HYDRAULIC SYSTEM.
a. Hydraulic Oil Check. Check oil level with vehicle parked on level ground. Carriage must be fully lowered on the
ground. Oil level is low when touching the bottom of tank strainer.
b. Hydraulic System Oil. If hydraulic system oil becomes contaminated, immediately change oil and filter.
c. Hydraulic Tank. Change hydraulic system oil and hydraulic oil filter after every 2000 hours of operation. Refer to
TM 10-3930-673-20-2, remove plug and drain hydraulic tank.
d. Hydraulic Tank Strainer. Refer to TM 10-3930-673-20-2, remove hydraulic cap and strainer. Check to ensure that
no holes, tears or damage to the cap or strainer exist before refilling. Clean or replace as necessary.
9. BRAKE SYSTEM.
Care must be exercised when lubricating front propeller U-joint and parking brake. Over lubrication
could result in grease on the parking brake rotor and/or parking brake linings which could cause the
brake to slip. Death or bodily injury to personnel could result.
Park brake should be greased with GAA as required and at least semiannually.
10. FORK SHAFT AND FORK WEAR PADS.
Before applying teflon dry lube to fork shaft and fork wear pads, clean with dry rag. Remove any corrosion with nylon
bristle brush. Do not use solvent or steam.