SERVICE UPON RECEIPT
References - Continued
DA PAM 750-8
DD Form 361
SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
The operator will assist when performing service upon receipt
This work package contains the procedures for inspecting and servicing the M917 Dump Truck Body upon
receipt to ensure its readiness for service. No special tools or equipment are required to perform these
procedures. Only visual inspections are required. However, if servicing required you may need a repair part.
See the (RPSTL) work package or (PMCS) lubrication work package in this manual.
Upon receipt of a new, used, or reconditioned M917 Dump Truck, perform the following steps to determine if
the M917 Dump Truck has been properly prepared for service.
CHECKING UNPACKED EQUIPMENT
Inspect the equipment for damage incurred during shipment. If the equipment has been damaged, report the
damage on DD Form 361, Transportation Discrepancy Report.
Check the equipment against the packing slip to see if the shipment is complete. Report all discrepancies in
accordance with applicable service instructions (e.g., for Army instructions, see DA PAM 750-8).
Check to see whether the equipment has been modified.
Perform Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) WP 0019 and Lubrication Instructions
WP 0049 for the M917 Dump Truck Body.
1. Check dump bed and cab protector for structural damage such as broken weld seams, loose supports,
large dents, etc. If this type damage exists, refer to WP 0048.
2. Inspect tailgate locking mechanism. Pull release lever all the way forward and down. Locking jaws
should release so tailgate can swing out at the bottom. Release lever should operate freely. Ensure
tailgate is closed and raise release lever to engage locking jaws. If tailgate does not operate properly,
1. Check operation of marker lights. Pull out headlight switch knob on instrument panel in
cab (TM 9-2320-273-10) and check that all marker lights are on. If lights are not on, refer to
troubleshooting WP 0014. Individual lights can be checked for defective lamps by replacing lens and
2. Inspect wiring to ensure proper connection to vehicle chassis system.