SPECIAL TOOLS, TMDE, AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT
No special tools or equipment are required for Organizational Maintenance of the dump truck.
Repair parts are listed and illustrated in Repair Parts and Special Tools List (RPSTL), TM 5-3805-254-20P, covering repair
parts for the dump truck.
Section II. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT
Upon receipt of a new, used, or reconditioned vehicle, you must first determine if vehicle has been properly prepared for
service. Perform the following steps.
Inspect all assemblies, subassemblies, and accessories to ensure proper working order.
Secure, clean, and adjust as needed.
Check all Basic Issue Items (Bll) (TM 5-3805-254-10) to ensure every item is present, in good condition, properly
mounted, or stowed.
Follow general procedures for all services and inspections given in TM 5-3805-254-10.
Clean rust preventive compound from all exterior surfaces with drycleaning solvent (item 18, appendix C).
Read Processing and Deprocessing Record of Shipping, Storage, and Issue of Vehicle and Spare Engines tag
(DD Form 1397) and follow all precautions listed. This tag should be attached to steering wheel, steering column,
or battery switch.
Perform all semiannual (S) preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) listed in section IV of this
Lubricate dump truck in accordance with LO 5-3805-254-12. Do not lubricate gear cases and engine unless
processing tags state that oil is unsuitable for 500 miles of operation. If oil is suitable, check level.
Schedule semiannual service on DD Form 314 (Preventive Maintenance Schedule and Record Card). Arrange for
engine oil change at 500 miles.
If dump truck is delivered with dry charged batteries, activate in accordance with TM 9-6140-200-14.
Check radiator coolant level and determine if coolant protection is sufficient for climate. See TB 750-651 for
preparation of antifreeze solutions.