OPERATOR AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. OPERATOR AND ORGANIZATION MAINTENANCE
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
3-1. Special Tools and Equipment
No special tools or equipment are required by operator
maintenance of the fire truck.
3-2. Basic Issue Tools and Equipment
Tools and repair parts issued with or authorized for use
with the fire truck are listed in the basic issue items list,
appendix B of this manual.
Section II. LUBRICATION
3-3. General Lubrication Information
This section contains a reproduction of the
lubrication order and lubrication instructions which are
supplemental to, and are not specifically covered in the
The lubrication order, shown on figure 3-1, is an
exact reproduction of the approved lubrication order for
the fire truck, for the current lubrication order, refer to
DA Pamphlet 310-4.
3-4. Detailed Lubrication Information
General. Store lubricants in covered containers
that will protect them from dirt, water, and foreign
material. Keep all lubrication equipment clean and
ready for use.
Cleaning. Clean all points of lubrication with an
approved cleaning solvent before lubricating.
Points of Application. Follow the instructions
and apply the lubricants as prescribed. It is
recommended that the fire truck and each of the
components be lubricated while warm from operation.
Over lubrication may cause equipment failure, damage
to working parts and erratic operation.
Operation after lubrication. Operate the fire
truck engine for five minutes after changing oil and
Section III. PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICES
To insure that the fire truck is ready for operation at all
times, it must be inspected systematically, so that
defects may be discovered and corrected before they
result in serious damage or failure. The necessary
preventative maintenance services to be performed are
listed and described in paragraphs 3-6 and 3-7. The
item numbers indicate the sequence of minimum
inspection requirements. Defects discovered during
operation of the unit will be noted for future correction,
to be made as soon as operation has ceased. Step
operation immediately if a deficiency is noted during
operation which would damage the fire truck if operation
were continued. All deficiencies and shortcomings will
be recorded, together with the corrective action taken,
Maintenance Worksheet) at the earliest possible
3-6. Daily Preventive Maintenance Services
This paragraph contains an illustrated tabu-