Inspection - Continued
Missing or damaged parts.
Water in components.
Any other readily recognizable shortcomings or deficiencies.
Repair During Administrative Storage
Keep equipment in an optimum state of readiness. Accomplish the required services and repairs as
expeditiously as possible. Whenever possible, perform all maintenance on-site.
Exercise equipment with Table 1 and the following instructions:
Vehicle Major Exercise. Depreserve equipment by removing only that material restricting exercise.
Close all drains, remove blocks, and perform all BEFORE operational checks. Make several right and
left 90-degree turns. Make hard-braking stops without skidding. While exercising, and when it is
convenient and safe, operate all other functional components and perform all DURING and AFTER
Scheduled Services. Scheduled services will include inspection per Inspection in this WP, and will be
conducted in accordance with Field PMCS (WP 0034). Lubricate in accordance with instructions in
Corrective Action. Immediately take action to correct shortcomings and deficiencies noted. Record
inspection and exercise results on DA Form 2404/5988-E. Record and report all maintenance actions
on DA Form 2407. After exercising, restore the preservation to the original condition. Replenish
lubricants used during exercising and note the amount on DA Form 2408.
Rotate items with any rotational plan that will keep the equipment in an operational condition and reduce the
Procedures for Common Components and Miscellaneous Items
Tires. Visually inspect tires during each walk-around inspection. This inspection includes checking tires with
a tire gage. Inflate, repair, or replace as necessary those found to be low, damaged, or excessively worn.
Mark inflated and repaired tires with a crayon for checking at the next inspection.
Seals. Seals may develop leaks during storage or shortly thereafter. If leaking persists, refer to the
applicable maintenance section in this manual for corrective maintenance procedures.