INSTALLATION AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
fueling process. Have serviceable fire extinguisher
2-1.Inspecting and Servicing the Equipment
a. General. When a crane-shovel unit is received
available while refueling
by the organization, and after it has been unloaded from
(3) Fill the fuel tank.
the carrier (para 2-3), it must be thoroughly inspected
(4) Fill engine crankcase with oil as specified
and serviced to insure that it is in good operating
in current lubrication order.
(5) Batteries may be shipped separately (para
b. Visual Inspection.
or installed dry charged, with electrolyte shipped
separately. Install batteries (para 3-81) if necessary,
(1) Inspect for damage that might have
then fill with electrolyte until acid stands at least 3/8 inch
occurred during shipment.
above plates. For further service to batteries refer to
(2) Inspect all components for loose mounting
hardware or connections.
(6) Service cooling system (TB ORD 651) with
(3) Inspect all controls for freedom of
water, or proper mixture of anti-freeze solution. For cold
movement through operating range, and that all handles
or knobs are in place.
(4) Inspect engine compartment for loose or
missing parts, or damage to air cleaner, manifold,
2-2.Installation of Separately Packed Components
muffler, fuel injection pump, or fuel lines.
a. General. Components packed separately are
(5) Inspect fuel tank for dents, cracks, or other
boxed, crated, or secured on or about the basic unit on
been accomplished, these components are installed as
(6) Inspect battery installation for tightness of
cables and level of electrolyte.
b. Floodlights. Insure packing material has been
(7) Inspect instruments for cracked or broken
removed, then install a floodlight in single mounting
glass, and security of mounting.
bracket on left or right front of cab (fig. 1-2) by removing
(8) Inspect cab for broken windows or door
one locknut, inserting stud through bracket and
reinstalling locknut. Install remaining floodlights in a
(9) Inspect flood lights for serviceability, and
test operation of switches on control panel.
c. Batteries. After batteries and electrolyte have
(10) Report all discrepancies to proper authority.
c. Servicing the Equipment. After the equipment
has been unpacked (para 2-3) and separately packed
(1) Remove vent plugs (caps) from battery
cells and fill each cell with electrolyte, until it stands at
equipment must be serviced as follows:
least 3/8 inch above plates. Install caps after checking
(1) Lubricate the crane-shovel in accordance
that vent holes are clear of any obstruction.
Warning: Avoid spilling of electrolyte. Wash
(2) Perform all preventive maintenance checks
off all spilled electrolyte with fresh water, from
battery, skin, or clothing. Serious burns may result,
Caution : Provide a metallic contact between
if this warning is ignored.
service vehicle and fuel tank during fueling
operation Never operate engine while in refueling
installing battery cables by installing ground cable