FIELD MAINTENANCE (UNIT AND DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE) REPAIR PARTS
AND SPECIAL TOOLS LISTS (RPSTL) INCLUDING (SUSTAINMENT MAINTENANCE
REPAIR PARTS) INTRODUCTION - CONTINUED
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN THE REPAIR PARTS LISTS AND SPECIAL
TOOLS LIST WORK PACKAGES - CONTINUED
QTY (Column 7). The QTY (quantity per figure) column indicates the quantity of the item used in the breakout
shown on the illustration/figure, which is prepared for a functional group, subfunctional group, group or an assem-
bly. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that the quantity is variable and the quantity may
vary from application to application.
EXPLANATION OF CROSS-REFERENCE INDEXES WORK PACKAGE FORMAT AND COLUMNS
National Stock Number (NSN) Index Work Package.
STOCK NUMBER Column. This column lists the NSN by National Item Identification Number (NIIN)
sequence. The NIIN consists of the last nine digits of the NSN (i.e., NSN 5305-01-674-1467). When using
this column to locate an item, ignore the first four digits of the NSN. However, the complete NSN should
be used when ordering items by stock number.
FIG . Column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located. The figures
are in numerical order in Section II and Section III.
ITEM Column. The item number identifies the item associated with the figure listed in the adjacent FIG.
column. This item is also identified by the NSN listed on the same line.
Part Number (P/N) Index Work Package. Part numbers in this index are listed in ascending alphanumeric
sequence (i.e., vertical arrangement of letter and number combination which places the first letter or digit of each
group in order A through Z, followed by the numbers 0 through 9 and each following letter or digit in like order).
PART NUMBER Column. Indicates the P/N assigned to the item.
FIG. Column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located in the repair
parts list and special tools list work packages.
ITEM Column. The item number is the number assigned to the item as it appears in the figure referenced
in the adjacent figure number column.
Remanufactured Parts, Core Values and Dealer Exchange Items.
Remanufactured parts and/or direct dealer parts exchange are available for select Caterpillar supported
items. The user has the option to:
(a) Procure a new part through the normal ordering channels.
(b) Exchange a part through a local Caterpillar dealer and receive a core value credit towards a new part.
(c) Exchange a part through a local Caterpillar dealer and receive a core value credit towards a remanu-
Extended nomenclature in the DESCRIPTION column identifies those items that are dealer exchange/re-
man parts (i.e., DEALER EXCHANGE ITEM, PN OR-9608 or DEALER EXCHANGE). If a part is not
listed as a dealer exchange item, order it through traditional supply channels.
The core value/exchange is a unit-to-Caterpillar dealer direct transaction. To receive the core value, you
must return the part to the local Caterpillar dealer. You will receive a core value (credit) for the returned
item. When you buy a new or remanufactured part, the core value credit is automatically calculated for
your transaction and deducted from the total price. You can complete this transaction using your IMPAC