Special lubricants will not or-
dinarily be required at extremely high temperatures,
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quent servicing is necessary because the heat tends to
dissipate the lubricants.
ture, or salt air tend to contaminate
necessitating more frequent service.
the maintenance described in paragraph 33d which cov-
ers maintenance operations after fording and includes
inspect all points of lubrication for contaminated lubri-
cants. Lubricate as necessary.
Note. A lubricant which is contaminated by dust or sand makes
an abrasive mixture that causes rapid wear of parts.
Instructions for the preparation of the materiel for painting,
methods of painting, and materials to be used are contained in
a. Responsibilities and Intervals. Preventive-maintenance
ices are the responsibility of the using organization.
services consist generally of daily operator's services (daily A
services) performed by the operator or crew, and of biweekly
supervision of the squad, section, and platoon leaders); and
of the scheduled services to be performed by organizational
maintenance personnel (C and D services). Intervals are based
Reduce intervals for abnormal opera-
tions or severe conditions.
Intervals during inactive periods
may be extended accordingly.
Inspection to see if items are in
good condition, correctly assembled or stowed, secure, not ex-
cessively worn, not leaking, and adequately lubricated applies
to most items in the preventive-maintenance procedures. Any
or all of these checks that are pertinent to any item (including