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The following lubrication symbols are used in the PMCS table:
PE-15/40-1 - Lubricating Oil, Internal Combustion Engine, Preservative and Break-In, Grade 15W/40, Temperature
range -25 to +150F.
LUBRIPLATE - Grease, wire rope, exposed gear, 1200-2, MIL-G-18458.
Anti-Freeze, Multi-Engine Type P/N A-A-52624
Oil filters shall be serviced/cleaned/changed, as applicable, at prescribed hard time intervals.
Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP)
The components of the FC are not enrolled in the Army Oil Analysis Program. Hardtime intervals apply.
For equipment under manufacturers warranty, hard time oil service intervals shall be followed. Intervals shall be
shortened if lubricants are known to be contaminated or if operation is under adverse conditions, such as longer than
usual operating hours, extended idling period or extreme dust.
Cleaning And Lubrication
Proper cleaning and lubrication can aid in avoiding possible problems or trouble, so make it a habit to do
Follow all cleaning and lubrication instructions carefully, failure to do so can result
in damage to equipment.
1. Thoroughly wash all equipment exposed to salt spray with clean, fresh water.
2. Clean parts to be lubricated with dry cleaning cleaner, type II, MIL-C-29602, or equivalent. Do not use fluid or
semi-fluid lubricant on SFD coated surface. Wipe surface dry before lubricating.
3. Clean grease fittings before lubrication.
4. Lubricate all equipment at conclusion of the operation before equipment storage.
5. Always use the PMCS lubrication instructions as a guide.
6. Never use too much lubricant.
7. Never use the wrong type or grade of lubricant.
8. Lubricate more during constant use and less during inactive periods.
9. Use the correct grade of lubricant for seasonal temperature expected.