P r e v e n t i v e Maintenance Checks and Services for M60A1 AVLB Hull -
Not Fully Mission
Final Drive (Left
If performing biennial PMCS, go to
and Right Sides)
Check oil level. Check more fre-
quently if there is evidence of leak-
age. Check before operating vehicle
when oil is cold.
To check oil level remove level plug.
If oil has been overfilled, allow ex-
cess oil to drain into a suitable con-
tainer. It is normal for a small
quantity of oil (approximately 2 or 3
tablespoons), trapped behind plug, to
run out when plug is removed.
Check level (magnetic) plug and oil
Any large metal
for metal content.
chips or shavings.
Check that oil level is up to lower
edge of level plug hole. Carefully in-
sert finger into plug hole and feel
for oil. If oil level is up, clean and
install level plug.