b. Air Lines and Air Reservoir. Drain air lines and air reservoir of condensation and leave draincock open.
Attach a caution tag, annotated to provide for closing of draincock when equipment is exercised. Place tag in a
c. Seals. Seals may develop leaks during storage, or shortly thereafter. If leaking persists, refer to the
applicable maintenance section in this manual for corrective maintenance procedures.
a. Activation. Restore the equipment to normal operating condition in accordance with the instructions
b. Servicing. Resume the maintenance service schedule in effect at the commencement of storage, or
service the equipment before the scheduled dates in order to produce a staggered maintenance workload.
4-67. PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR SHIPMENT
a. Refer to TM 55-21, TM 55-601, and TM 743-200-1 for additional instructions on processing, storage, and
shipment of materiel.
b. Trailers that have been removed from storage for shipment do not have to be reprocessed if they will reach
their destination within the administrative storage period. Reprocess only if inspection reveals any corrosion or if
anticipated intransit weather conditions make it necessary.
c. When a trailer is received and has already been processed for domestic shipment, as indicated on
DD Form 1397, it does not have to be reprocessed for storage unless corrosion and deterioration are found during the
inspection upon receipt. List on SF Form 364 all discrepancies found because of poor preservation, packaging,
packing, marking, handling, loading, storage, or excessive preservation. Repairs that cannot be handled by the
receiving unit must have tags attached listing needed repairs. A report of these conditions will be submitted by the unit
commander for action by an ordnance maintenance unit.