Table 1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for the M88A1
ITEM TO BE
a. Inspect for dents, cracks, breaks, or other damage.
a. Check track adjustment and adjust as necessary.
b. Check end connectors for wear using end connector wear gage.
Proceed as follows:
1) Place locator of end connector wear gage (item 17,
WP 0490 00) over protruding end of track link pin.
2) Depress pin of gage and observe whether pin
touches end connector.
3) Rotate gage around end surface of connector and
measure wear in various locations.
4) If end of gage pin fails to touch surface of connector
at any point when gage is fully depressed, end connector
is excessively worn and must be replaced.