18-19. BOOM PIVOT PINS SERVICE
This Task Covers:
a. Lubrication of boom pivot pins
Tools and Special Tools
Grease, Silicone (Item 13, Appendix C)
Shop Equipment, Automotive Maintenance and
Repair, Common No. 1 Less Power
(Item 14, Appendix F)
a. Lubrication of Boom Pivot Pins.
To ensure adequate lubrication of boom pivot pins, be sure that Steps (1) and (2) below are performed
prior to applying lubrication. Inadequate lubrication of boom pivot pins could result in excessive wear
and damage to vehicle or load.
Fully retract boom (1) (TM 10-3930-673-10).
Position forks (2) so forks are resting on ground (TM 10-3930-673-10).
Apply lubrication to three grease fittings (3) on top of boom (1).
Apply lubrication to grease fittings (4) on cylinder (5).
Apply lubrication to two grease fittings (6) on carriage (7).
Apply lubrication to grease fitting (8) on cylinder (9).