4-7. Special Lubrication Instructions
Dolly. There is a lubrication fitting on each of the four dolly wheels and each of the two transporter
rear support inboard rollers. A high pressure grease gun is used to lubricate these wheels and rollers.
Cradle. The boom cable sheave and the cradle guide roller on the dolly end of the boat cradle have
bearings that were packed with grease during initial assembly. When relubrication is needed, the sheave and
the guide roller must be disassembled and repacked.
Section IV. PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
This section lists the preventive maintenance checks and services which shall be performed on a monthly or
quarterly basis by organizational maintenance personnel. It includes and expands upon the preventive
maintenance services performed by operator/crew maintenance and includes additional services which are
allocated to organizational maintenance.
4-9. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Refer to table 4-1 for a listing of the preventive maintenance checks and services which are allocated to
Table 4-1. Organizational Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services
Total man-hours required: 4.2
Item to be inspected
CABLE AND ROPE ASSEMBLIES
Inspect the boat cradle for excessively worn ropes, cables, and rope sleeves.
Replace or repair excessively worn ropes, cables, and rope sleeves.
Inspect the cradle for excessively worn or loose rubber pads. Reattach rubber pads
that have come loose from the metal mounting surface. Replace rubber pads that
are worn to less than 0.25 inch thick, have gouges of sufficient number and depth to
make it difficult to slide the boat over the pads, or have rips exceeding 3 inches in
Inspect the cradle frame for cracks, dents, or other damage. Repair damaged
CRADLE GUIDE ROLLERS
Inspect the cradle guide rollers for worn, missing , or damaged parts. Replace
missing worn or damaged parts.
Inspect the dolly assembly for worn, bent, or damaged roller axle. Check for missing
or loose hardware and parts. Replace a badly damaged or worn axle, replace
missing parts and hardware. Tighten loose parts or hardware.
Check the latch hook for damaged, worn or missing parts. Replace damaged, worn
or missing parts.
PUSH-PULL CABLE ASSEMBLY
Check the cable assembly for damage, and missing or loose attaching hardware.