diesel engine hood and one set is located in the LMI CPU box.
If required for immediate use, unpack the grapple hook and/or clamshell bucket.
CHECKING UNPACKED EQUIPMENT.
Inspect the crane thoroughly for damage incurred during shipment. If the equipment
has been damaged, report the damage on Form DD Form 6, Packaging
Check the equipment against the packing slip to see if the shipment is complete.
Report all discrepancies in accordance with the instructions of DA PAM 738-750.
Check to see whether the equipment has been modified.
DEPROCESSING UNPACKED EQUIPMENT.
The crane should be clean and free of excess grease. However, if during inspection, any
excess grease or lubricant is found on the frame or superstructure it should be cleaned
PRELIMINARY SERVICING AND ADJUSTMENT.
The crane is shipped completely serviced except for diesel fuel. Perform all B (Before)
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) prior to operating the crane for the first time.
Refer to PMCS in Section 5. Report all faults to next higher level of maintenance.
A complete walk-around visual inspection of the crane should always be made before
operation. Special attention should be given to structural damage, loose equipment, leaks, or other
conditions that would require immediate correction for safe operation. The following checklist items
are suggested specifically for the operator's benefit to make certain the crane is prepared for
starting the days work.
Place battery disconnect switch in the off position before performing inspection and
Batteries. Check each cell for the correct electrolyte level. Add only clean, distilled
water. Do not overfill. Ensure the cables and clamps are tight and not corroded.
Examine battery case for cracks or leaking electrolyte.
Fuel Supply/Fuel-Water Separator. Fill the fuel tank with approved diesel fuel and
ensure that the cap is on tight. Then drain water from the fuel water separator.
Daily Lubrication. Make certain that all components requiring daily lubrication have
Tires. Check for severe cuts, foreign objects imbedded in treads, and for correct
inflation pressure. The correct cold tire air pressure is 110 psi (758 kPa) for all
operations, including lifting on rubber.