TM-9-2330-373-14 & P
a. Keep all external parts not requiring lubrication clean of lubricants.
b. Use a cleaning solvent (item 3, appendix E) to clean or wash grease or oil from metal parts.
c. After parts are cleaned, rinse and dry them thoroughly. Apply a light grade of oil to all polished metal surfaces to
d. When authorized to install new parts, remove any preservative materials, such as rust preventive compound or
protective grease, prior to installation. Apply lubricant prescribed in lubrication instructions if required.
3-4. SERVICE INTERVALS
a. The service intervals specified are for conditions where normal operation, temperature and humidity prevail.
b. Refer to FM 9-207 for instructions on necessary preliminary lubrication of the vehicle in cold weather areas.
c. After operation under dusty or sandy conditions, clean and inspect all points of lubrication for fouled lubricants.
Lubricate as necessary in accordance with lubrication instructions.
d. After fording operation, lubricate vehicle in accordance with lubrication instructions.
3-5. PAINTING AND IDENTIFICATION MARKING
a. Painting. Instructions for preparation of the material for painting, methods of painting, and materials to be used
are contained in TM 43-0139.
b. Identification Marking. Re-stencil the semitrailer chassis or body if the markings are not legible. Instructions for
marking are contained in TM 43-0209. The numerals and letters are of simple block type (1-1/2 inches high), with curved
lines where applicable, and painted with black enamel to specification MIL-E-52798. Proceed as follows: