These instructions are mandatory.
This equipment Is enrolled in the Army Oil Analysis
Program (AOAP). Engine oil, transmission oil, and
hydraulic fluid must be sampled every 90 days as
prescribed by DA Pam 738-750.
For lubrication instructions for the M917A1 and
M917A1 w/MCS Dump Truck Body, refer to TM 5-
The M915 family of vehicles must receive lubrication with approved
lubricants at recommended intervals in order to be mission-ready at all times.
The Lubrication Chart shows lubrication points, items to be lubri-
cated, the required lubricants, and recommended intervals for lubrication by the oper-
ator/crew. Any special lubrication instructions required for specific components are
contained in the NOTES section of the chart.
The KEY and CHARTS A through E provide information needed to
select the proper lubricant for various temperature ranges and uses, and identify the
Recommended intervals are based on normal conditions of opera-
tion, temperature, and humidity. When operating under extreme conditions, lubri-
cants should always be changed more frequently. When in doubt, notify your
SPECIFIC LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Keep all lubricants in a closed container and store in a clean, dry
place away from extreme heat. Keep container covers clean and do not allow dust,
dirt, or other foreign material to mix with lubricants. Keep lubrication equipment clean
and ready for use.
Maintain a record of lubrication performed and report any problems
noted during lubrication. Refer to DA Pam 738-750 for maintenance forms and proce-
dures to record and report any findings.
Keep all external parts of equipment not requiring lubrication free of
lubricants, After lubrication, wipe off excess lubricant to prevent accumulation of for-
Refer to FM 9-207 for lubrication instructions in cold weather.