Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services CONT.
Item to be
a. Open hood assembly (Chapter 4).
b. Check muffler and exhaust system for
decay, damage, and loose components.
c. Close hood assembly (Chapter 4).
Use a self-attaching inflation chuck
and stand behind the tread when
inflating a tire, to prevent possible
a. Remove tire gage from stowage box.
b. Remove cap from valve stem.
c. Using tire pressure gage, check
inflation of tires. Pressure should be:
16 psi (110 kPa) for smooth drum
12 psi (83 kPa) for pad-foot.
If pressure is low, inflate tires to
d. Install cap on valve stem.
e. Stow tire pressure gage in stowage box.
Tire pressure is below
16 psi (110 kPa) for
12 psi (83 kPa) for