GENERAL MAINTENANCE INFORMATION.
Inspect for burrs on edges of machined parts and remove them with a stone.
Inspect for rust and other corrosion. Remove all corrosion, refer to b. Repair Methods and check for
pitting of machined surfaces.
Inspect all machined threads and restore if damaged, refer to b. Repair Methods.
(6) Inspect welds for cracks, refer to TM 9-327.
Inspect bearings, refer to TM 9-214.
Inspect electrical wiring assemblies for chafing, corrosion of terminals, tears in insulation and frayed
Inspect glass parts for cracks, breakage and pitting.
(10) Inspect rubber parts for tears, cracks, swelling, brittleness or decomposition.
(11) Inspect rubber parts bonded to metal parts for delamination.
(12) Inspect for scratched, blistered, flaked or cracked paint and repaint as required, refer to c. Cleaning.
Disposition of Components and/or Parts. When you are removing components and/or parts from your
vehicle, you will notice that the manual tells you either to turn in or get rid of an item. The guidelines below should be
followed at all times.
Turn in. Components and/or parts should be turned over to your immediate supervisor (motor sergeant,
motor officer, section chief, etc.) who will in turn dispose of them in accordance with local policy and standing operating
Get rid of. Parts that are metal or contain metal (lockwashers, cotter pins, gaskets, etc.) should be
disposed of in accordance with local policy and standard operating procedures (SOP). Parts that are not made of metal
(gaskets, seals, packing, etc.) should be disposed of in a refuse container.