(Supersedes LO 9-2350-247-12, March 1982)
8 JULY 1994
Road and Idler
S - 150 Hours,
Road and Idler
For Arctic Operation Refer to FM 9-207
1. IDLER WHEEL SUPPORT ARM BEARINGS.
Dry cleaning solvent PD-680 is toxic and flam-
Every 1,500 miles or semi-annually, lubricate idler
wheel support arm bearings through fittings as fol-
mable. Death or injury may result. Always use in
lows: use grease gun with grease (GAA) on fitting at
In open area with good airflow, away from sparks,
rear of support arm until grease appears at relief valve.
heat, or flames. Wear protective goggles and
gloves. Do not breathe vapors. Avoid contact with
2. ROAD WHEEL AND IDLER WHEEL BEARINGS.
skin,eyes, and clothes. If you get dizzy while using
Every 1,500 miles or semi-annually, lubricate each
solvent, breathe fresh air and get medical help. If
road wheel and idler wheel bearings as follows: use
solvent gets on hands, wash them. If solvent gets
grease (GAA) and grease gun with flexible adapter.
in eyes, flush eyes with fresh water and get medi-
Lubricate hub through fitting until grease appears at
al help immediately. Keep fire extinguisher
3. ROAD WHEEL SUPPORT ARM BEARINGS.
Clean grease fittings with dry cleaning solvent
Every 1,500 miles or semi-annually, lubricate all road
PD-680, Type Ill, or equivalent) prior to lubrica-
wheel support arm bearings. Use grease (GAA) and
tion. Check/lubricate grease fitting points after
grease gun with flexible adapter on fitting until grease
washing or fording.
appears at relief valve. If support arm has plugs but no
fittings, remove one plug and install fitting. Remove
When grease fittings will not accept GAA, notify
remaining plug and install relief valve. Perform lubrica-
tion. Remove fitting and relief valve. Clean and install
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