CARE OF EQUIPMENT IN ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE - Continued
Table 5. Exercise Schedule
e. Rotation. Rotate items in accordance with any rotational plan that will keep the equipment in an
operational condition and reduce the maintenance effort.
PROCEDURES FOR COMMON COMPONENTS AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
a. Tires. Visually inspect tires during each walk-around inspection. This inspection includes checking
tires with a tire gage. Inflate, repair, or replace as necessary those found to be low, damaged, or
excessively worn. Mark inflated and repaired tires with a crayon for checking at the next inspection.
b. Air Lines and Air Reservoirs. Drain air lines and air reservoirs of condensation, and leave draincocks
open. Attach a caution tag, annotated to provide for closing of draincock when the equipment is
exercised. Place tags in a conspicuous location.
c. Seals. Seals may develop leaks during storage, or shortly thereafter. If leaking persists, refer to the
applicable maintenance section in this manual for corrective maintenance procedures.
REMOVAL OF EQUIPMENT FROM ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
a. Activation. Restore the equipment to normal operating condition in accordance with the instructions
contained in WP 0018 00-1.
b. Servicing. Resume the maintenance service schedule in effect at the commencement of storage, or
service the equipment before the scheduled dates in order to produce a staggered maintenance
PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR SHIPMENT
Raise the bumper per WP 0016 00-6 prior to shipping trailer on air
or water bourne vessels. Failure to do so may cause damage to
The tractor's fifth wheel should be at its lowest adjustment when
ascending/descending at the bottom of the 15 degree roll-on/roll-off
ramp and it should be at its highest adjustment when
ascending/descending at the top of the 15 degree roll-on/roll-off
ramp. This will prevent the equalizer beam from getting stuck.