P r e v e n t i v e M a i n t e n a n c e C h e c k s and Services for M60A1 AVLB Hull -
Not Fully Mission
Driver must notify all personnel that brake check is to take place so
they can be prepared for sudden stops.
Move vehicle forward at 10-15 mph
(16-24 kph) on level surface.
Vehicle fails to
Apply brake pedal for both normal
and sudden stops.
Check for straight stopping of
Adjust track tension
(TM 5-5420-202-10) if vehicle does
not stop in a straight line.
If possible, position vehicle on steep
incline and engage parking brake.
Check that parking brake holds vehi-
will not hold.
cle when brake pedal is released.
Adjust parking brake if required
inoperative or er-
eter dial readings are not erratic.