Table 1. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS)
for the M915A3 Tractor Truck - Continued.
NOT FULLY MISSION
a. Check for looseness in steering column U-
b. Check steering gear for leaks and loose
mounting bolts and components. Tighten
or replace any damaged component, if
c. Check tie-rod and drag link for movement
by attempting to move by hand. Visually
check ball joint ends for worn or damaged
dust seals. If movement or damage is
present, make repairs if authorized.
d. Inspect all steering lines and fittings for
looseness, damage or leaks. Tighten if
loose or replace if damaged.
e. Check adjustment of front axle steering
stops (17). With brakes fully applied, turn
steering wheel to one side to end of travel.
Check both sides of vehicle for interfer-
ence at tires and wheels. Minimum clear-
ance is 1/2 in (1.3 cm) from any fixed
object and 3/4 in (1.9 cm) from any mov-
ing object. Repeat for opposite end of
steering wheel travel. Make adjustments
a. Inspect spring leaves for cracks and
b. Inspect spring clips, saddles, saddle caps,
spring hangers, and attaching hardware for
Tighten or replace any damaged compo-
nent, if authorized.