Section I. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Lubrication Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
These instructions are mandatory.
a. General. Keep all lubricants in closed containers and store in a clean, dry
place away from external heat. Keep container covers clean and allow no dust, dirt,
or other foreign material to mix with lubricants. Keep all lubrication equipment
clean and ready for use.
b. Cleaning. Keep all external parts, not requiring lubrication, free of
lubricants. Before lubricating equipment, wipe all lubrication points free of dirt
and grease. Clean all lubrication points after servicing to prevent accumulation of
c. Lubrication Points. Service lubrication points at the proper intervals as
specified in the lubrication chart. The intervals specified are based on operation
under normal conditions. Modification of recommended intervals may be required
under unusual operating conditions.
a. For lubrication under normal conditions, refer to the lubrication chart on
the following page.
b. For instructions on lubrication in weather below OF (-18C), refer to
For lubrication before and after fording, refer to TM 9-238.
d. After operating in mud, dust, sand or other unusual conditions, clean and
inspect all lubrication points. Lubricate semitrailer in accordance with the