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TM 9-2320-279-10-3
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (Cont)
Lubrication Introduction.
Intervals (on-condition or hardtime) and the related man-hour times are based on
normal operation. The man-hour time specified is the time needed to do all the
services prescribed for a particular interval. On-condition (OC) oil sample intervals
shall be applied unless changed by the Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP)
laboratory. Change the hardtime interval if lubricants are contaminated or if
operating the equipment under adverse operating conditions, including longer-than-
usual operating hours. The calendar interval may be extended during periods of low
activity. If extended, adequate preservation precautions must be taken. Hardtime
intervals must be applied during the warranty period.
Dry-cleaning solvent is TOXIC and flammable. Wear
protective goggles, face shield, and gloves; use only in a
well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and
clothes; and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat or
flame. Never smoke when using solvent. The flash point for
Type II Dry-cleaning Solvent is 140F (60C) and Type III
Dry-cleaning Solvent is 200F (93C). Failure to do so may
result in injury or death to personnel.
Cleaning fittings before lubrication. Clean parts with dry-cleaning solvent
(SD P-D-680) or equivalent. Dry before lubricating.
Lubrication after high-pressure washing. After a thorough washing, lubricate all
grease fittings and oil can points outside and underneath vehicle.


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