1-3. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR'S)
If your firetruck needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell
us what you like and don't like about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design or
performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Product Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at: Commander, U.S Army
Troop Support Command, ATTN: AMSTR-QS, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. We'll send
you a reply.
1-4. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Refer to paragraph 4-220 for preparation for storage or shipment instructions.
1-5. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Refer to TM 750-244-2 and TM 750-244-3 for instructions covering the destruction of Army material to prevent
1-6. SAFETY,-CARE AND HANDLING
a. Do not drive the vehicle while low air pressure warning buzzer is sounding or red light is on. Air pressure in
brake system may be insufficient for normal operation of the brakes.
b. When operating the aerial ladder, ensure the outriggers are down on firm ground and that side slope does
not exceed five degrees.
c. Do not exceed 400 pound (181 kg) capacity on aerial ladder. If warning buzzer sounds, correct situation
d. The ladder is designed to be self-supporting. Do not allow the ladder tip to contact or rest on anything.
Damage to the ladder may result.
e. Shut off engine and no smoking, sparks or open flames when refueling vehicle.
f. The vehicle is equipped with electronically controlled equipment. When welding anywhere on the vehicle, all
modules for electronically controlled equipment must be disconnected.
g. The outrigger hydraulic functions and ladder functions cannot be operated at the same time. Hydraulic oil
cannot be pumped to these areas at the same time.
1-7. WARRANTY INFORMATION
For warranty information, refer to TB 5-4210-233-24