Section II. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT
This section contains information on services to be performed upon receipt of the vehicle from the
issuing organization. Where practicable, the crew will assist in the described services. For services to
be performed on the launcher components, refer to TM 5-5420-228-24.
INSPECTION AND SERVICING
a. Inspect vehicle for damage.
b. Check inventory components (with assistance of issuing organization) against packing list.
c. Check packing list against Basic Issue Items List (TM 5-5420-202-10) to ensure that all indicated
items have been received.
d. Record all missing items.
INSTALLATION AND SETUP
a. Make sure that grade of engine oil installed, as indicated on processing tag (DD Form 1397), is of
the grade specified by LO 5-5420-202-12 for temperatures in your area.
b. Check oil level in engine and transmission. Service as required (LO 5-5420-202-12).
c. Start engine (TM 5-5420-202-10). Check for fuel and oil leaks. If leaks are observed, shut engine
down and correct.
d. Perform Preventive Maintenance Check and Services, Sub Section I, weekly (TM 5-5420-202-10).
a. During normal semiannual inspection, check all parts and surrounding areas for corrosion. Corrosion
damage is divided into the following stages.
Red, black, and white corrosion deposits on surface, etching, and pitting. Base
metal is sound.
Powdered, granular, or scaled condition. Base metal is sound.
Stage 3. Surface condition and corrosion deposits are similar to Stage 2, except that metal
in the corroded area is unsound and small pin holes may be present.
Stage 4. No metal remains at point of severest corrosion. Corrosion holes in the area or
metal is completely missing.
b. Corrosion areas in Stages 1 and 2 shall be cleaned, primed, and painted with required final top coat in
accordance with DA PAM 738-750. In the areas where Stages 3 and 4 corrosion conditions exist, the
corrosion must be completely removed, repairs made, or parts/assemblies replaced with serviceable
parts/assemblies where repair is not economical.