Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
2-1. Inspecting and Servicing the Equipment
Exercise care when filling the
batteries with electrolyte to prevent
(1) Make a complete visual inspection to ensure the
splashing or spilling the acid on
required tools, repair parts, and publications are with the
clothing or body. Do not smoke or
use open flame in the vicinity as
(2) Visually inspect the carrier and crane engines
batteries generate explosive gas
and mounted components for missing items or damage
that may have occurred during loading, shipment, or
(d) Fill cells to bottom of square or 3/8 inch
(3) Inspect wiring, fuel and oil lines, radiator and
(e) Install the filler caps and battery box
hoses, fuel tanks, gages, instruments, and lights for
missing items and broken, loose, or damaged parts.
(3) Service the cooling system of both engines as
(4) Inspect the drain plugs, breathers, filler caps,
Described in TB ORD 651.
and drain cocks to be sure they are secured and not
leaking or damaged.
(5) Inspect the tires, air brake hoses, and electrical
a. Crane Boom Installation.
(1) Place crane boom or cribbing as illustrated
(1) Perform the necessary daily preventive main-
tenance services (para 3-6).
(2) When the crane is received with new dry charge
batteries, and electrolyte is packed separately, perform
(a) Remove the battery box cover.
(b) Remove or destroy any sealing devices
which may have been used to close or restrict the vent
(c) Install batteries for the carrier and crane
Figure 2-1. Crane boom cribbing.