Table 4-2. Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services - Continued
Item To Be Inspected
Procedure: Check for and have repaired, filled,
or adjusted as needed.
a. Check springs for any evidence of damage or sagging.
b. Check for loose clips for shifted leaves.
Assure legibility and condition of data plates. Replace damaged or disfigured
a. Perform road test. Give special attention to items that were repaired or adjusted.
b. Check brake drums and hubs immediately after road test; cautiously feel brake
drums and hubs.
c. Be alert during road tests for any unusual noises that may indicate damage or
looseness in springs.
An overheated wheel hub and brake drum indicates an improperly
adjusted or defective brake or dry wheel bearing. An abnormally
cool condition indicates an inoperative brake.