Table 3-2. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Cont).
Item To Be Inspected,
Equipment Is Not
Procedure: Check For And Have
Repaired, Filled, or Adjusted As Needed
a. Check for cuts, foreign objects, or unusual tread One tire is flat, missing, or
wear. Remove any stones from between the
b. Check tires (16) for damage or low pressure
Tire (16) has cuts or abra-
Correct pressure is:
sions that would result in tire
Highway 70 psi (482 65 kPa).
failure during operation.
Cross-country 50 psi (344 75 kPa).
Mud, snow, or sand 15 psi (103 4 kPa).
Check for wheel damage and loose or missing
One wheel is damaged
stud nuts (17).
One stud nut is loose or
Check slide hammer and ground rods for
Ground rods are missing.
Check lunette (18) for insecure mounting and
Lunette is loose or cracked.