TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
13. BATTERIES FAIL TO MAINTAIN CHARGE (Continued)
Step 4. Check for loose battery cables and broken battery terminals.
a. If battery cables are loose, notify organizational maintenance.
b. If battery cables are not loose and terminals are not broken,
go to step 5.
Step 5. Tilt cab 45 degrees and
at rear of engine for pro-
per tension (approximately
1/2 inch deflection).
a. If V-belts are loose,
b. If V-belts are not
loose, go to step 6.
Step 6. Inspect battery tops and terminals for corrosion build-up.
Clean battery tops and terminals (Ref TM 9-6140-200-14).
14. TIRES WEAR RAPIDLY OR UNEVENLY
Check that tires are inflated to 120 PSI.
a. If tires are not properly inflated, inflate to 120 PSI.
b. If tires are inflated to 120 PSI, notify organizational maintenance.
15. STEERING SYSTEM NOT FUNCTIONING PROPERLY (HARD STEERING)
Step 1. Check fluid level on power steering reservoir dipstick.
a. If fluid level is above FULL mark, notify organizational
maintenance (draining of excess fluid is required).
b. If fluid level is below ADD mark, fill with hydraulic oil
until level is at FULL mark.
c. If fluid level is at or slightly below FULL mark, go to step 2.