These instructions are mandatory.
The M917A1 and M917A1 w/ MCS Dump Truck Body is enrolled In the Army Oil
Analysis Program (AOAP) for the purpose of sampling hydraulic oil. Sampling
of oil at specified intervals is performed at the Unit Maintenance level (Chapter
4, Section IV, Unit (PMCS) and In accordance with TB 43-0211.
Lubrication of M917A1 and M917A1 w/MCS chassis Is In TM 9-2320-363-10 and
a. The M917A1 and M917A1 w/MCS Dump Truck Body must receive lubrication with approved
lubricants at recommended intervals in order to be mission-ready at all times.
Hydraulic oil/filter are changed by Unit Maintenance annually or at interval determined under the
AOAP (TB 43-0211).
The Lubrication Chart shows lubrication points, items to be lubricated, the required lubricants,
and recommended intervals for lubrication. Any special lubrication instructions required for specific compo-
nents are contained in the NOTES section of the chart.
d. The KEY provides information needed to select the proper lubricant for various temperature
ranges and uses, and identifies the capacities and intervals.
Recommended intervals are based on normal conditions of operation, temperature, and humid-
ity. When operating under extreme conditions, lubricants should always be changed more frequently. When in
doubt, notify your supervisor.
SPECIFIC LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Keep all lubricants in a closed container and store in a clean, dry place away from extreme heat.
Keep container covers clean and do not allow dust, dirt, or other foreign material to mix with lubricants. Keep
lubrication equipment clean and ready for use.
Maintain a record of lubrication performed and report any problems noted during lubrication.
Refer to DA Pam 738-750 for maintenance forms and procedures to record and report any findings.
Keep all external parts of equipment not requiring lubrication free of lubricants. After lubrication,
wipe off excess lubricant to prevent accumulation of foreign matter.
Refer to FM 9-207 for lubrication instructions in cold weather.