OPERATOR/CREW MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
SECTION I. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
lution and sludge formation will increase is under cold
3-1. General Lubrication Information
weather operation conditions
(3) Use special hand pump 6164884 to pump oil out
a. This section contains lubrication instructions
of the crankcase.
which are supplemental to, and not specifically covered
in, the lubrication orders.
b. For lubrication orders, refer to LO55-1905-217-
(1) This is a full-flow filter with a replaceable element.
A bypass valve is located in the base to insure engine
lubrication if the filter is plugged.
3-2. Detailed Lubrication Information
(2) Change the element every time the engine oil is
a. General. Keep all lubricants in closed containers
changed (every 100 hours).
and store in a clean, dry place away from external heat.
Allow no dust, dirt, or other foreign material to mix with
the lubricants. Keep all lubrication equipment clean and
ready to use.
(1) The oil strainer is mounted in the suction line near
the transmission oil pump. The strainer contains a
b. Cleaning. Keep all external parts not requiring
lubrication clean of lubricants. Before lubricating the
equipment, wipe all lubrication points free of dirt and
(2) Each time the transmission oil is changed (250
grease. Clean all lubrication points after lubricating to
hours), remove the strainer from the suction line and
prevent accumulation of foreign matter.
remove the element.
c. Points of Lubrication. Service the lubrication
(3) Wash the inside and outside of the element in
points at proper intervals as illustrated in current
clean fuel oil and blow dry with compressed air.
d. OES Oil.
Do not use a wire brush or scrape the
(1) The crankcase oil level must be checked
screen when cleaning, thus avoiding the
frequently, as oil consumption may increase.
possibility of damaging the wire mesh.
(2) The oil may require changing more frequently
(4) Assemble strainer and install in suction line.
Tighten the three bolts to 1317 ft-lb. torque.