APPENDIX F (continued)
TRAILER INSPECTION CHECKLIST
Brake hose and
Brake lines will be of correct diameter and length and free of
kinks or flat sections. Fittings and nuts will not be distorted to the
extent that they cannot be properly tightened. Brake hose will be
free of spongy areas and evidence of leaks. Hairline weather
checks are acceptable, provided damage does not go through the
outer casing to the first ply of fabric. Brake lines will be properly
flushed prior to installation of wheel cylinders to eliminate
corrosion and residue
Air supply tanks. Air supply tanks will be properly mounted and are acceptable with
minor dents that do not affect the serviceability. All water will be
drained and drain valves will be in operating condition
All required data plates will be in place and will be legible
Drawbar Lunette Lunette shall adjust properly. Drawbar and support legs shall be
and Support Legs free of damage, be properly aligned, and will operate freely
Electrical System Functionally test the complete electrical system. All lights must
function properly. Cables, wiring and harnesses will be free of
damage and properly installed. Minor weather checking is
acceptable. Minor discoloration, scratches or corrosion on lenses
is acceptable. Turn signals when installed operate properly.
Emergency Relay Valve will function properly during all operational conditions.
Proper operation is to be assured with towing vehicle connected.
Frames, Side rails Must be free from cracks, breaks, loose mountings, and bends
and Cross members affecting alignment; must be free of broken welds. Frames must
be in proper alignment.
Gaskets and Seals All gaskets and seals will be replaced on assemblies that have been
Jacks, Outriggers Must be securely attached and operate freely.
Functionally test each one throughout its complete range.
Components must function properly and will not be damaged or
Jacks And Aircraft have permanent deformation.
Class II and Class III leaks are not acceptable.
Lubricate vehicle in accordance with the applicable Lubrication
Order, using prescribed grease and oil.
Paint surface will have good adhesion and will be free of peeling
or flaking. Feather edging for appearance alone is not required.
The trailer shall have a flash coat of CARC paint in accordance
with MIL-DTL-53072, color/pattern as specified by CECOM.
Apply non-slip deck covering compound on areas upon which
operating personnel are required to work.
Shock absorbers will be free of leaks and will