25 Charge or replace batteries; clean or replace
Replace defective or damaged
battery cables and connectors. Protect
connectors from corrosion by coating
Frame. Inspect the carrier frame and plow
frame for damage or misalinement.
relay, and electrical connections of each
Report any frame damage or misalinement
engine for condition, loose mounting,
to field maintenance, 3rd echelon.
Hood, panels, doors. Inspect the engine
and improper operation.
26 Tighten loose mountings and connections.
hoods and carrier cab doors for damage
or misalinement. Inspect the fenders for
defective starter motor brushes (par.
27 Distributors. Inspect the wiring of engine
Plow engine clutch. Inspect the plow engine
distributor for improper connection or
clutch for proper adjustment.
damage. Inspect the distributors for
Adjust the clutch if necessary. Report any
damage to cap, points, and capacitor.
unsatisfactory operation, which cannot be
Measure point gap. The proper gap is
corrected by adjustment to field
maintenance, 3d echelon.
Gages. Inspect all nonelectrical gages for
27 Tighten or replace wiring (par. 93). Adjust the
damaged or defective distributor to field
Replace damaged or defective gages (pars.
maintenance, 3d echelon.
28 Coil, wiring, switches. Inspect condition and
Meters. Inspect all electrical gages, the
appearance of the engine ignition
Inspect for loose wire
connections, broken wire, and broken
Replace damaged or defective electrical
connecting terminal posts.
153). Replace defective tachometer or
Steering gear assembly.
regulator for loose mounting, defective
terminal connections, and unsatisfactory
steering gearbox lubricant level. Inspect
steering play by moving steering wheel.
29 Replace defective alternator regulators (par.
necessary (LO 5-3825-213-20).
Safety valve. Inspect the safety valve for
30 Lights, wiring.
Inspect all lights, their
proper operation and secure mounting
mountings, switches, and wiring for
damage and improper operation.
30 Replace defective lamps, switches, and
plow and steering hydraulic pump for
31 Levers, pedals, linkage, cables. Inspect the
leaks and unsatisfactory operation.
plow engine clutch, engine starters,
level, air or lubricant leaks and
transmission shift lever, plow hydraulic
control levers, handbrake, and power
Replace defective hydraulic steering pump
transfer shifter linkages for condition and
58). Report defective air compressor to
31 Adjust plow engine clutch (TM 5-3825-213-
field maintenance, 3d echelon.