PREPARATION FOR STORAGE AND SHIPMENT
For security procedures involved in storage and shipment of the roller, refer to AR 190-13.
Short Term Storage (90 Days or Less.
If short term storage is to occur during times when air temperature may fall below 0F (-18C), long term
storage procedures must be used.
Fill fuel tank completely (TM 5-3895-379-10).
Perform After operation Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (WP 0009 00).
Park roller on a level surface;
block roller to prevent movement; and
ensure that roller is parked in a position to allow periodic movement and allow roller to be driven away
Perform final walk-around inspection to ensure that all panels, access doors, container caps and fasteners are
Every 45 to 60 days roller must be exercised.
Start engine (TM 5-3895-379-10). Allow engine to warm at idle speed for approximately 10 minutes.
Observe warning and indicator lights (TM 5-3895-379-10).
When engine is warm, throttle up roller to operating rpm (TM 5-3895-379-10).
Operate all roller controls (TM 5-3895-379-10). Steering, brakes, propulsion, vibratory, lights, and horn systems
must be operated. Stop roller movement often and restart. Operation should last a minimum of 30 minutes.
Park roller (TM 5-3895-379-10). Repeat step (a) through step (d).