SECTION III. PRELIMINARY SERVICING AND ADJUSTMENT OF EQUIPMENT -
M60A1 AVLB HULL
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. To prevent personal
injury, wear protective goggles and gloves and use only in a well-ventilated
area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes and don't breathe vapors.
Do not use never open flame or excessive heat. The flash points for Type #1
Dry Cleaning Solvent is 100F (38C) and for Type #2 is 138F (50C). If you
become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, get fresh air immediately and get
medical aid. If contact with eyes is made, wash your eyes with water and get
medical aid immediately.
1. If any exterior surfaces of the hull are coated with rust preventive compound, remove the
2. Paint the vehicle in accordance with unit camouflage requirements. After painting, apply
exterior non-skid paint, stenciled markings, and insignia. Refer to TM 43-0139.
3 . Follow instructions specified on tag DD Form 1397 regarding processing record and
stowage of the vehicle and its equipment if the vehicle is not to be placed into immediate
service. Tag DD Form 1397 will be found in the operator's compartment, attached to the
steering control or transmission shift lever. If the using organization plans to place the
vehicle into immediate service:
a. Open each wooden box and container.
Inventory contents with packing list. Record
b. Check packing list against Basic Issue Items List (BIIL) in TM 5-5420-202-10 to make
sure all items have been received.
c. Open inner packs and remove material.
d. Degrease equipment such as tools and hardware as necessary.
e. Thoroughly clean articles coated with rust preventive preservatives received from
storage with wiping cloth or a brush saturated with dry cleaning solvent (Item 12,
A f t e r complete removal of preservatives and cleaning compound,
lubricate articles as specified in LO 5-5420-202-12.
4. Open the fuel water separator manual drain cock to remove any moisture accumulation in
the fuel water separator. Refer to TM 5-5420-202-20.