RECOVERY VEHICLE, FULL TRACKED: MEDIUM, M88A1
OPERATIONS AFTER DEEP WATER FORDING
The following operations should be performed as soon as possible after landing, or when tactical
Open drain valves in hull floor as directed in TM 9-2350-256-10 to drain vehicle of any water which may have accumulated
Check oil level in APU engine for excessive amount of water in crankcase. (Drain and refill if necessary.)
Remove nonhygroscopic adhesive tape from all components.
Clean caulking compound from all places where it had been applied.
Removal of kit components depends upon tactical situation.
Remove all deep water fording kit components and install any item that was removed and stowed at time of kit installation.
Drain any accumulated water from stowage compartments and impact wrench hydraulic hoses.
Start APU engine and run under load until engine and generator assembly are free from residual moisture in or about unit.
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