14 May 1990
(Supersedes LO 9-2350-238-12; 15 March 1985)
RECOVERY VEHICLE, FULL-TRACKED: LIGHT, ARMORED, M578
Reference: TM 9-2350-238-10, TM 9-2350-238-20
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
REPORTING OF ERRORS
You can help improve this publication by calling attention to errors and by recommending
improvements and by stating your reasons for the recommendations. Your letter or
DA Form 2028, Recommended Changes to Publications and Forms, should be mailed
directly to: Commander, US Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command, ATTN:
AMSMC-MAS, Rock Island, IL 61299-6000. A reply will be furnished directly to you.
This lubrication order is divided into seven sections based on lubrication intervals (daily,
weekly, quarterly (3 months), semiannually (6 months), annually (1 year), biennially (2
years), and on-condition).
An overall view showing lubrication points precedes each set of detailed notes.
A broken leader line (- - -) means there are lubrication points on both sides of the vehicle.
Intervals are based on normal operation.
Lubricate more during constant operation.
Perform a quarterly lubrication as soon as possible after water fording operation.
On-condition intervals for oil changes shall be determined by the Army Oil Analysis
Program (AOAP) laboratory and shall be applied unless otherwise notified.
For operation of vehicle in protracted cold temperatures below 0F (-18 C), remove
lubricants prescribed in the key for temperatures above 0F (-18 C), clean parts
with dry cleaning solvent, and relubricate with lubricants specified in the key for
temperatures +40F to -70F ( +4C to -57C).
The man-hour time specified is the time you need to do all the services prescribed for a
LEVEL OF MAINTENANCE:
q 0 Unit Maintenance
Type of lubricants used at each point are identified by arrows:
OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING:
NEVER use the wrong type grease.
NEVER use too much lubrication.
ALWAYS clean grease fittings before
ALWAYS use the lubrication order.
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