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Notify Field Maintenance of any leaks the operator cannot fix.
Leakage Definitions for PMCS
Leakage indicated by wetness or discoloration, but not great enough to
Leakage great enough to form drops, but not enough to cause drops to
drip from the item being checked/inspected.
Leakage great enough to form drops that fall from the item being
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Refer to Lubrication Order 5-2410-240-13 for tables, localized views, and procedural
While reading this manual, keep in mind that right and left designations are as if you were
sitting in the operator's seat.
1. Recommended intervals are based on normal conditions of operation, temperature, and humidity. When
operating under extreme conditions, lubricants should always be changed more frequently. When in doubt,
notify your supervisor.
2. Keep all lubricants in a closed container and store in a clean, dry place away from extreme heat or cold. 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. All stored lubricants must be properly labeled and IAW hazmat
requirements. Maintain a good record of all lubrication performed and report any problems noted during lubri-
cation. Refer to DA PAM 750-8 for maintenance forms and procedures to record and report any findings.
3. Keep all external parts of equipment not requiring lubrication free of lubricants. Before lubrication, wipe lubrica-
tion fittings with a clean Rag, wiping (WP 0022, Item 16). After lubrication, wipe off excess oil or grease to pre-
vent accumulation of foreign matter.
4. Refer to FM 9-207 for lubrication instructions in cold weather.
5. Refer to AR 70-12 for use of standardized lubricants.
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