Table 4-2. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) for M917A1 and
M917A1 w/MCS Body (Cont).
Not Fully Mission
NEVER work under a raised-dump
body unless it is secured in the
raised position with body props
and dump body is EMPTY. Failure
to follow this warning may result in
death or injury to personnel.
a. Inspect dump body frame and
crossmembers for cracks, breaks,
bends, weld breaks, wear, and
missing or loose bolts and rivets.
b. Inspect for corrosion in accor-
dance with TM 43-0213.
c. Remove body props and lower
dump body (paragraph 2-15).
Check all decals and stencils to
Hydraulic oil must be sampled ini-
tially at 90 days of operation, as
prescribed by DA Pam 738-750
Thereafter, it is sampled annually
unless AOAP results indicate oth-
Take sample of hydraulic oil.
a. Start engine. place main light
switch in SER DRIVE or STOP
LIGHT position, and engage PTC
(TM 9-2320-363-10). Run engine
for 3-5 minutes.
b. Remove cap from discharge port
Clean sampling valve (3) with a
clean rag (Item 15, Appendix F).
c. Turn knob of sampling valve 1/4
turn clockwise and collect approxi-
mately 2 oz (60 ml) into a suitable
container. Discard oil.