PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) - (CONTINUED)
Table 2. Field Level Preventive Maintenance Checks And Services For MT3 SATS Tow Tractor
ITEM TO BE
Any tread is worn
Check tire tread depth. Tread should not be
even to height
worn beyond level of wear bar (1/16in.) (15.9
of tread wear
mm or less). Wear bars are molded across the
tread pattern in the valley between the center
in. (1.59 mm) or
rib and lugs. The Tread Wear Indicator (TWI)
less). Any cut,
letters are molded on the sidewall to aid in
gouge, or crack
locating the wear bar.
that extends to
the cord body
or any bulges.
and outerwear or
Any wheel studor
Check for missing or loose wheel studs and
lug nuts. Tighten loose lugnuts and have unit lug nut is broken
maintenance torque lug nuts to proper torque. or missing or
Open engine cover and check for loose,
loose or missing
damaged or missing fan belt.
Any mounts are
Check exhaust system for security of all
mounts, tightness of clamps and bolts, rusted broken, pipes are
conditions, damaged pipes, and any indication rusted through or
broken, or any
indication of an
Visually inspect shock absorbers for leaks,
Class III leakage
damage, and security of mounting.
or damage is
Bracket is cracked
or mounts bolts
cracks, damage, or loose bolts.
Check battery hold-downs for looseness or
Inspect batteries for cracked case and
evidence of leaking.
Check for missing, broken, split or frayed
Check for damaged battery posts.
Excessive rust or
Check for rust, corrosion and cleanliness.