INTRODUCTION - Continued
When checking fluid levels, vehicle must be on level surface.
Oil filters shall be serviced/cleaned/changed when they are known to be contaminated or
clogged, service is recommended by AOAP, or hard time service is required.
Dispose of used lubricant in accordance with local Standing Operating Procedures (SOP).
For arctic operation, see FM 9-207.
For desert operation, see FM 90-3.
Clean all grease fittings before attaching grease gun.
When using grease gun, operate until grease appears around seals or out of relief valve and
check escaping grease for contamination. If contamination is found, notify support maintenance.
If no other treatment is directed, paint or clean and coat unprotected metal surfaces with
Clean around filler necks/drain plugs/openings before servicing to keep dirt from entering
Lubricate oil can points as they become accessible while performing PMCS procedures. Use the
applicable lubricant identified and lubricate the following items as a part of PMCS:
Grille door hinges
Headlight removal nuts
Control rod clevises
Fender stowage box latches and hinges
Towing hooks (hinge pin)
Driver's and commander's
seats moving parts
Transmission support guide
Hatch locks and hinges
rails and rollers
Driver's escape hatch late
Driver's night viewer hatch
model (clean and coat pins, plungers,
door pivot pin and latch
and all unpainted surfaces)
Lubricant Mil. Symbol
Oil Can Points
+ 5°F to + 125°F
(-15°C to 52°C)
+ 5°F to -70°F
(-15°C to -57°C)
For arctic operation, see FM 9-207
Do not lubricate the following items:
Gas particulate fan motor
Air cleaner blower motor
Hydraulic powerpack electric
Ventilator blower motor
Any item not pointed out.