Table 4-1. Unit PMCS - Continued
W - Weekly
M - Monthly
S - Semi-Annually
M - Monthly
B - Bi-Annual
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED/PROCEDURE
TIE ROD AND TIE ROD ENDS:
Inspect tie rod end seals for indication of damage and ensure seals are
properly seated. Inspect tie rod for bends, or serious dents. Check turning
torque between ball stud and ball cavity, should be greater than 5 in.
lbs (0.5 Nm). When wheels are turned, the tie rod should move smoothly.
Replace any parts found defective. (If tie rod is suspected of being bent,
check front wheel alinement.)
Check front and rear axles for obvious signs of oil leakage. Check vent
lines are firmly fixed and vent is open. Check operation of the 4-wheel
drive and differential lock system.
Check operation of service and parking brakes. Inspect all brake shoes
for wear. Shoe lining should be at least 1/4 in. (6 mm) thick. Check
and adjust slack adjusters as required.
Check all hoses for leaks or chaffing. Replace as required.
Check air reservoirs for moisture. A teaspoonful or less is normal. Check
air drier is securely mounted. Inspect hoses/fittings for leaks.
Check operation of purge valve in bottom of air drier. Check for proper
operation of the check valve mounted in the air drier supply port.
Replace air drier dessicant and oil filter. Refer to paragraph 4-22.
Lubricate all pedal moving parts with light engine oil (item 17, Appendix E).
Apply 2 drops of oil between plunger and mounting plate. DO NOT