l Hot, damp weather can cause your trucks materials to deteriorate. Watch for evi-
dence of corrosion and rust on metals, and for mildew, mold or fungus growth on
fabrics. Clean affected areas carefully and, if necessary, notify Organizational Main-
tenance of any needed parts.
3-8. After Fording.
l Always check for sand and mud after you have forded water with the M915A1
truck tractor. Thoroughly clean the truck. If the fording depth was 21 inches or
more, notify Organizational Maintenance and request after-fording maintenance
on your truck.
l If your truck has been operated in salt water, let the exterior dry, then check it for
evidence of salt accumulation. Use a clean, damp cloth to immediately remove all
l If the salt water fording depth was 21 inches or more, notify Organizational Main-
tenance that your truck needs after-fording maintenance and that you were opera-
ting your truck in salt water.
3-9. After Operating on Unusual Terrain.
l After operating your truck in mud, clean all accumulated mud from your truck.
Check and clean radiator if mud is stuck in cooling fins.
l If you have been operating in sandy or dusty areas, frequently check the air cleaner
restriction indicator and the air cleaner element, radiator cooling fins, and all
fluids in your trucks systems. If you find sand or dirt in any fluid, notify Organi-
zational Maintenance. Any time you have operated your truck in sandy or dusty
areas, notify Organizational Maintenance that your truck needs special servicing
because of operation in sand or dust.