OPERATOR AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. OPERATOR AND ORGANIZATIONAL TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND LUBRICATION
21. SPECIAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT.
No special tools or equipment are required to per-
form operator and organizational maintenance on
the maintenance platform.
a. General Lubrication Information. This section
contains a lubrication chart (table 1) which is sup-
plemented by the detailed lubrication information
contained in b below.
b. Detailed Lubrication Information.
(1) Care of Lubricants and Lubrication Equip-
ment. Keep all lubricants in closed containers and
store in a clean, dry area away from heat. Do not
allow dirt, dust, water, or other
To ensure that the equipment
tion at all times, it must be
foreign material to
come in contact with the lubricants. Keep all lu-
brication equipment clean and ready to use.
(2) Points of Application. Follow the detailed
lubrication instructions given in the chart below.
Table 1. Lubrication Chart
Section II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICES
is ready for opera-
atically before operation, during operation, and
after operation, so defects may be discovered and
corrected before they result in serious damage or
The necessary preventive maintenance
services will be performed before operation. De-
fects discovered during operation of the unit will
be noted for future correction, to be made as soon
as operation has ceased. Stop operation immediate-
ly if a deficiency is noticed during operation which
would damage the equipment if operation is con-
tinued. After-operation services will be performed
by the operator after every operating period. After-
operation services will be performed at intervals
based on the normal operation of the equipment.
Reduce interval to compensate for abnormal condi-
Defects or unsatisfactory operating charac-
teristics beyond the scope of the operator to cor-
rect must be reported at the earliest opportunity
to organizational maintenance. Responsibility for
rests not only with the operator, but with the en-
tire chain of command from section chief to com-
manding officer (AR 750-5).
24. OPERATORS DAILY SERVICES.