13. Making sure h a n d brake is set, start engine. Refer to TM 5-5420-202-10. Check
immediately for fuel and oil leaks. Shut down engine and correct leaks if any are found.
The engine may start hard, smoke excessively, and run
erratically. However, operation should generally improve
after about 5 minutes of running time. Failure to obtain
full engine power will require performing troubleshooting
to isolate and correct the problem.
Perform the semiannual Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) listed in TM 5-5420-202-
20, including a complete suspension lubrication in accordance with LO 5-5420-202-12.
Equipment faults found during preliminary servicing or during the break-in period will be
corrected by the using organization or by the supporting maintenance unit as appropriate>
depending upon the nature of the fault.
Serious equipment faults which appear to involve unsatisfactory design or material will be
reported using the Quality Deficiency Report, SF368, as prescribed in DA PAM 738-750.
The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).