Section IV. HYDRAULIC SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
DRAINING AND FLUSHING HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
General mechanics tool kit: automotive (5180-00-177-7033)
Diesel fuel (82 gal (310 L) Required)
Oil, lubricating, MIL-L-2104 Grade 10 (240 gal (934 L) required)
EQUIPMENT CONDITIONS: None
DRAINING AND FLUSHING:
If a component has been changed
because of a failure that might allow
metal or abrasive particles to enter
the system, all systems must be
DRAIN HYDRAULIC RESERVOIR.
a. Remove reservoir drain plug (1). Allow
approximately three minutes after oil stops
flowing from drain port, for side walls to drain.
The hydraulic reservoir capacity is
165 gallons (624.5 L)
b. Clean and install reservoir drain plug and fill
reservoir with a 50-50 mixture of diesel fuel and
clean hydraulic oil MIL-L-2104, grade 10.
c. Cycle crane through all functions several times;
then return crane to its stowed position and turn front
and rear wheels to extreme left. Shut down engine.
(Refer to TM 53810-306-10.)
d. Remove reservoir drain plug (1) and drain
reservoir. Clean and install drain plug (1) and fill
reservoir with clean oil, MIL-L2104, grade 10.
FLUSH HYDRAULIC SYSTEM.
Oil supply tines must be connected
to the cylinders when flushing the