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Table 3-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services-Continued
Landing Craft Mechanized Mod 0 and Mod 1
INTERVAL
Equipment will be reported
ITEM
B
D
A
M
Q
B/A
Item to be inspected
Procedure
not ready (red) if:
Batteries: Inspect the batteries to see that
they are clean, secure and not
leaking - check electrolyte level
and add distilled water if
necessary. Cables and vent caps
should be cleaned and properly
fastened. If hydrometer test in-
dicates low charge (full charge
1.220), charge batteries im-
mediately.
22 *
*
Main propulsion
Ensure that engines idle and res-
engines
pond to the controls satisfactory
by accelerating and decelerating
through full operating range,
ahead and astern. Analyze engine
performance and listen for any
unusual noise, lack of power, flat
spots engine hunting, unusual ex-
haust smoke, high temperatures
and loss or low fuel oil/lubriating oil pressures.
A. Engine Coolant
Check level and condition of
Engine temperature
1900F on F.W. Side.
coolant, ensure coolant is
evidenced in expansion tank
sight glass (1/3 Full). During
winter months when anti-freeze is
used, run engine and make
hydrometer test and add anti-
freeze as necessary. Protect to at
least -300F or as local conditions
dictate.
**
B. Engine
Use SAE 30 HD Oil. Ensure oil is
Oil level is below low
Lubricating Oil
level with top mark on dip stick
mark on dip stick.
C. Oil Change
200 - 500 hrs or sooner if dilu-
Intervals
tion/emulsion exists. Oil testing
should be accomplished IAW
TB43-0210.
D. Lubricating Oil
Change oil filters at every 500
Filters
hours or sooner/at `each
lubricating oil change. Run
engine for five minutes and check
for leaks.
E. Fuel filters
Change filters and clean strainer
and strainers
at lubricating oil change inter-
vals.
Change 2 3-6.4


 


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