Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
(3) Fill engine crankcase with oil as specified in
2-1. Inspecting and Servicing the Equipment
a. General. When a crane-shovel unit is received by
the organization, it must be thoroughly inspected and
Caution: Connect negative connection last when
serviced to insure that it is in good operating condition.
b. Inspecting the Equipment.
(1) Make a complete visual inspection to make
(5) Remove filler caps and check electrolyte
sure the required tools, repair parts, and publications are
level. It should be approximately 3/8 inch above the cell
with the equipment.
plates. Add distilled water if necessary.
(2) Inspect the unit for missing items or damage
that may have occurred during shipment.
Batteries may be shipped separately or
(3) Inspect all components for loose mounting
installed dry charged, with electrolyte shipped
hardware or connections.
(4) Inspect wiring, fuel and oil lines, radiator and
hoses, gages and instruments and lights, for missing
(6) If the unit is received with dry-charge
items, and broken, loose, or damaged parts.
batteries, service as follows:
(5) Inspect engine compartment for loose
missing parts, or damage to air cleaner, manifold,
Warning: Exercise care when filling batteries
with electrolyte to prevent splashing or spilling the
(6) Inspect fuel tank filler pipe for de cracks, or
acid on clothing and body. Do not smoke or use
open flame in the vicinity.
explosive gas during charging.
(7) Inspect battery installation for tightness of
cables, level of electrolyte, and for pro connection.
(a) Remove box cover and filler caps.
(b) Pour electrolyte into each battery cell to a
Note. The crane is wired with a negative ground.
depth of 3/8 inch above the separators.
(c) Install the filler caps and battery box cover.
(8) Inspect drain plubs, filler caps, and drain
cocks, to be sure they are secured and not leak or
(7) Service cooling system (TB 750-651) with
water or proper mixture of antifreeze solution. For cold
(9) Inspect cab for broken windows or d glass.
(10) Inspect floodlights for serviceability, and test
(8) Fill the fuel tank.
operation of switches on control pan
(11) Inspect all controls for freedom movement
2-2. Unpacking Separately Packed Components
through operating range, and m sure all handles or
knobs are in place.
a. The following items are packed in watertight
(12) Report all discrepancies to pro authority.
boxes. Use care in removing covers from boxes so that
damage is not incurred in unpacking.
c. Servicing the Equipment. After the equipment
has been unpacked and separately packed components
(1) Hook block.
(2) Pendant bridle.
serviced as follows:
(3) Boom angle indicator.
(4) In addition, the counterweight will be shipped
maintenance checks and services (para 3-6).
disassembled from the crane-shovel.
(2) Lubricate the crane-shovel in accordance