OPERATOR LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR M917 DUMP TRUCK BODY
FOR OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT IN PROTRACTED COLD TEMPERATURES BELOW -15 F (-26 C)
Remove lubricants prescribed in key for temperatures above -15 F (-26 C). Relubricate with lubricants
specified in key for temperatures below -15 F (-26 C). If OEA lubricant is required to meet the temperature
ranges prescribed in the key, OEA lubricant is to be used in place of OE/HDO -10 lubricant for all
temperature ranges where OE/HDO -10 is specified in key.
When working around, near, or under dump body in the raised
position, ensure safety strut is engaged. Failure to comply may result
in death or injury to personnel. Seek medical attention in the event of
All lubrication tasks can be performed with the dump body DOWN except lubrication of the safety strut and
bottom pin eye.
CLEANING BEFORE LUBRICATION
Before removing reservoir fill cap or access cover to top pin eye of hoist cylinder, wipe off area to remove
ACCESS TO HYDRAULIC LIFT CYLINDER COMPONENTS
To reach the lubrication point for the top pin eye, remove the access cover on top of the dog house at front of
the dump body.
CHECKING AND MAINTAINING OIL LEVEL
Ensure dump body is down before starting hydraulic oil reservoir check. Visually inspect top sight glass. If oil
is visible, do not add any oil. If not visible, add lubrication oil (OE/HDO) until oil level is visible in upper
sight glass. Do not over fill. Drain and refill anytime oil becomes contaminated.