SPECIFIC MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
THIS WP COVERS:
Welding; Surface Protection; Repair of Damaged Threads; Removal of Burrs; Scratches; and Raised
Metal; Tagging Wires and Hoses; Cleaning Materials and Methods; Cleaning of Materiel Received from
Storage; Cleaning After Shop Inspection; Lubrication; Pneumatic Leakage Test
Tools and Special Tools
Direct and General Support
Tool kit, general mechanic's (item 4, WP 0171 00)
File (item 4, WP 0171 00)
Brush, scrub (item 1, WP 0174 00)
Cloth, abrasive (item 2, WP 0174 00)
Compound, cleaning (item 4, WP 0174 00)
Compound, corrosion preventive (item 5,
Tags, marker (item 15, WP 0174 00)
This WP contains maintenance instructions that are the responsibility of Direct Support maintenance
personnel; these instructions pertain to several components or assemblies. Specific information on
welding, surface protection, repair of damaged threads, removal of burrs and other imperfections, tagging
of wires and hoses, cleaning materials and methods, and a reference for performing a pneumatic leakage
test are provided.
Make sure that all safety precautions listed in the Warning Summary are followed while performing
maintenance. Pay close attention to all Warnings and Cautions.
Refer to TM 9-237 for welding instructions and materials. All welds must reflect good workmanship
and approved welding procedures. Welds must be secure and free from cracks, excessive spatter,
and obvious defects.
Read and observe all safety precautions in the Warning Summary before performing any welding
PAINTING AND STENCILING
General instructions are included in TB 43-0209 and TM 43-0139.
Spot painting and marking (stenciling) of tactical vehicles will be performed under the control of
Organizational maintenance personnel.
Painting of a complete tactical vehicle can be authorized and performed on by Direct Support
maintenance or by higher support elements.
Do not paint grounding studs, electrical harnesses, or leads.