ficienies and shortcomings will be recorded together with
4-12. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
the corrective action taken on DA Form 2404 (Equipment
This paragraph contains a tabulated listing of preventive
Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet) at the earliest
maintenance checks and services. Refer to Table 4-2.
Table 4-2. Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Q - Quarterly
Total man-hours required: 10.1
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
SECTION I - FUELS
SECTION II -- Steering
STEERING HYDRAULIC SYSTEM SUCTION SCREENS
Drain oil in tank and clean screens (para 4-77).
SECTION III - RAMP
RAMP HOIST SYSTEM SUCTION STRAINERS AND SCREENS
Service strainer on hull numbers 8500 thru 8519 when indicator is red. On hull num
bers 8520 thru 8560 and 8580 thru 8618, drain oil and clean screws every 200 hours
SECTION IV - Power Take-off
POWER TAKE-OFF CLUTCH, RAMP SYSTEM PUMPS
SECTION V - Engine
Clean brushes and brush holder Replace brushes if they extend less than 1/4 in.
beyond brush holder (para 4-48).
Inspect for loose, worn, or binding linkage. Check to see that governor is securely
mounted and in good operating condition (para 4-30).
FILTER--HYDRAULIC STARTING SYSTEM
At 6-month intervals, check valve clearance and adjust if necessary. Perform com-
pression test on each engine (para 4-20, 4-21).
RAMP LOCKING MECHANISM, FOR HULL NUMBERS 8540 THRU 8660 AND
8680 THRU 8118.
Lubricate all fittings monthly (fig. 4-81).
SECTION VI. TROUBLESHOOTING
tions to take. You should perform the tests/inspections
and corrective actions in the order listed.
a. This section contains troubleshooting information
b. This manual cannot list all malfunctions that may
for locating and correcting most of the operating troubles
occur, nor all tests or inspections and corrective action.
which may develop in the LCM-8. Each malfunction for
If a malfunction is not listed or is not corrected by listed
an individual component, unit, or system is followed by a
corrective actions, notify higher authority.
list of tests or inspections which will help you to
determine the probable causes and corrective ac-