OPERATOR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. BASIC ISSUE ITEMS
authorized for the Pettibone Model 10FM Warehouse
3-1. Basic Issue Items
Crane are listed in the basic issue items list, Appendix B.
Tools, equipment, and repair parts issued with or
Section II. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
d. OES Oil.
3-2. General Lubrication Information
(1) Crankcase oil level must be checked
This section contains lubrication instructions which are
frequently, as oil consumption may increase.
supplemental to and may not be specifically covered in
(2) Oil may require changing more frequently
the lubrication order.
3-3. Detailed Lubrication Information
formation will increase under cold weather operation
a. General. Keep all lubricants in dosed containers
and store in a clean, dry place away from external heat.
Keep container covers clean and allow no dust, dirt, or
check the oil level in the crankcase. Inspect filter,
other foreign material to mix with the lubricants. Keep all
crankcase, oil cooler, lines and fittings for leaks. Notify
lubrication equipment clean and ready for use.
organizational maintenance if leakage is encountered.
b. Cleaning. Keep all external parts, not requiring
Add or change oil, as required in accordance with
lubrication, free from lubricants. Before lubricating the
Lubrication Order. Note. Engine must be stopped
equipment, wipe all lubrication points free of dirt and
check oil level.
grease. Clean all lubrication points after servicing to
f. A Cleaner Service. The air cleaner is an oil bath
prevent accumulation of foreign matter.
type air cleaner equipped with a pre-leaner cap. Refer to
c. Points of Lubrication. Service the lubrication
figure 3-2 and service the air cleaner
points at the proper intervals as specified on the
lubrication order. The intervals of lubrication specified
check oil level. Add oil as required, if oil level is at "L" or
are based on operation under normal conditions.
below. Consult Lubrication Order for proper type oil.
Modification of the recommended intervals may be
Report any increase in oil consumption to organizational
required under unusual operating conditions.