Figure 3-8. Power take-off breather service and cover removal.
Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND
recorded together with the corrective action taken on DA
Form 2404 at the earliest possible opportunity.
To insure that the crane-shovel is ready at all times, it
must be inspected systematically so that defects may be
discovered and corrected before they result in serious
damage or failure.
The necessary preventive
maintenance checks and services to be performed are
Table 3-2 contains
of the minimum inspection
requirement for preventive maintenance checks and
numbers indicate the sequence of minimum inspection
services. This table indicates by an X in the appropriate
requirements. Defects discovered during operation of
column (before, during, after, weekly, monthly, or
the unit will be noted for future correction, to be made as
quarterly) when the inspection should be performed. A
soon as operation has ceased.
quarterly interval for the crane-shovel unit is equal to
immediately if a deficiency is noted during operation
three months, or 500 hours of operation, whichever curs
which would damage the equipment if operation were
continued. All deficiencies and shortcomings will be