TM 5-3810-300-24 & P2
CHECKING OIL LEVEL.
Stop engine before checking or adding oil.
Clean around oil fill before checking or adding oil.
It is recommended that lubricating oil be changed after the first 50 hours of service.
Thereafter, and under normal operating conditions, it is recommended that the oil be changed after every six
months of operation. The oil in the unit should be changed whenever the oil shows traces of dirt or effects of high
temperature, evident by the discoloration or strong odor.
Drain dirty oil while the unit is still warm, examining for contamination or metal particles.
Clean all magnetic drain plugs before replacing.
Always use clean oil in clean containers.
Do not overfill. This will result in overheating and possible malfunction of the unit. The oil capacity is 5 1/2 quarts.
Fill with EP-90 oil or equivalent. This applies to all models.