OPERATION IN DUSTY OR SANDY AREAS
a. General. Sand and dust are abrasive and can cause wear on many parts of the vehicle. Airborne sand and dust
can clog the radiator and air cleaner.
b. Cooling System. Be sure you check the radiator frequently and keep air passages open.
c. Lubrication. Lubricate the vehicle at more frequent intervals. Clean all fittings and lubrication openings thoroughly
before lubricating to prevent entry of dust or sand with the lubricant. Take care to prevent contamination of lubricants with
dust or sand.
d. At Halt. When the vehicle is not in use, cover the operator's compartment, and utilize what ever means are
available to protect the engine compartment from the entry of wind blown dust or sand.
e. Fifth Wheel. Periodically check sliding mating parts for build-up of dust, dirt, or sand. Clean as necessary using
OPERATION IN SALT WATER AREAS
Keep vehicle as clean as possible; after use, wash with fresh water. Keep all lubrication points lubricated. Keep all wiring
and connections clean and free from corrosion.
OPERATION AT HIGH ALTITUDES
Keep a constant watch on coolant level. Add coolant if necessary. Keep close watch on engine instruments during
OPERATION IN SNOW
Keep fuel tank full and snow and ice away from fuel filler when servicing the vehicle. Clean snow from operating controls