Table 1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) - Continued.
NOT FULLY MISSION
C AU T I O N
Transmission oil level gauge ha oil level markings on both
sides. One side is for checking when fluid is cold with
engine stopped, the other side is for checking when fluid is
hot with engine at idle.
Checking fluid when hot is preferred and more accurate.
Checking fluid when cold should be used for reference
Be sure you check correct side of gauge. Over- or under-
filled transmission may cause transmission to overheat or
not perform properly, or damage system components.
a. Open right side upper access
Transmission oil level is low,
or Class III leak is evident.
b. Clean area around transmission
oil level gauge and filler cap.
c. Remove oil level gauge, wipe it
clean then reinstall.
d. Remove gauge and check fluid
level. Maintain oil within OPR ZONE
(operating zone) markings.
e. Remove oil filler tube cap.
13, or 16) through filler tube. Refer
to LO 5-2410-241-13 for proper oil
based on outside temperature.
g. Install oil filler tube cap.
h. Close access cover.