Table 2-2. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Contd)
NOTE: These checks are to be made in the order listed, within designated interval.
B-Before operation D-During operation
A-After operation W-Weekly M-Monthly
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
PROCEDURE: Check for and
have repaired, filled, or
adjusted as needed
M817 DUMP TRUCK
Stay clear of dump body and cab
protector at all limes during loading
and unloading operations. The dump
body can raise accidentally when
overloaded or when a heavy load is
dumped into the dump body. This can
result in serious injury.
With the dump body in the raised
position, do not jerk the vehicle by
moving forward and backward to free
material flow from under the tailgate.
This will cause damage to the dump
body hoist and dumping mechanism.
a. Before operating dump truck hoist, inspect
hydraulic lines and hoses for signs of leakage or
If mission does not involve dumping or
spreading, vehicle will not be deadlined
for particular maintenance checks.
b. Operate dump hoist control lever (10) through
raising (a), holding (b), and lowering (c) positions to
c. Make sure lock (11) on control lever (10) holds
control (10) in neutral position (d).
Class III leak is evident.
Dump hoist inoperative.
Control lever lock is
missing or inoperative.
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