This appendix contains lubrication instructions, showing location, intervals, and proper materials for
lubricating the semitrailer. These instructions are mandatory.
C-2. DETAILED LUBRICATION INFORMATION
Clean lubrication points, grease fittings, and surrounding areas before applying lubricant.
Clean all lubrication points after lubricating to prevent accumulation of foreign matter.
Clean and lubricate bearings as specified in TM 9-214.
Maintain a record of vehicle lubrication and report any discrepancies noted during lubrication. Refer to
DA PAM 738-750 for maintenance forms and procedures to record and report any findings.
C-3. SPECIFIC LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Keep all lubricants in closed containers and store in a clean, dry place away from extreme heat. Keep
container covers clean and do not allow dust, dirt, or other foreign material to mix with lubricants.
Keep all lubrication equipment clean and ready for use.
Wipe excess lubricant from area of brake shoe linings to prevent
any contamination of linings. Replace linings that have been
contaminated with lubricant. Failure to follow this warning may
cause brakes to malfunction, resulting in serious injury or death.
Grease stre aks on the outside or inside of the wheel may indicate
over packing of the grease, an improperly installed grease seal,
damage to the axle end, loose hardware, or gasket damage.
Keep all external parts of equipment not requiring lubrication clean of lubricants.
Refer to FM 9-207 for lubrication instructions in cold weather.
After operation in mud, sandy, or dusty conditions, or when mission allows, clean and inspect all
points of lubrication for fouled lubricants. Change lubricants as required.