APPENDIX I: DEEP WATER FORDING KIT
I-20 SERVICE AFTER DEEP WATER FORDING-Continued
Check lubricant in engine and transmission for evidence of water.
(2) If there is evidence that water has entered these units, flush and refill with correct lubricants as
instructed in Appendix J.
Remove and clean engine oil filter as directed in Appendix J.
Remove and clean transmission oil filter as directed in Appendix J.
Air cleaner intake assemblies.
Check air cleaner intake assemblies for evidence of water.
If water is found, clean air cleaner intake assemblies.
(1) Check quantity of battery electrolyte.
Check specific gravity of battery electrolyte (refer to TM 9-6140-200-14).
Service batteries, as necessary, if water has entered them.
2 Service armament.
a. Empty gun of any accumulated water.
Clean, dry, and apply prescribed lubricant to all exposed,
If fording was conducted in salt water, remove all traces of salt water deposits from parts of gun.
Wash and clean.
While washing vehicle, do not permit water to enter opening of engine exhaust and air intake pipes.
If vehicle was forded in salt water, wash vehicle thoroughly in clean water.
Clean out hull. Touch up all parts with paint where necessary.
Lubrication. Lubricate vehicle completely in accordance with instructions given in Appendix J.
Emphasis should be placed upon need for regular inspection (particularly of switches, relays, and
similar equipment) to guard against possible aftereffects of submersion, such as corrosion and fusion
of contact points.
PMCS. Perform PMCS as directed in TM 9-2350-256-10 or this manual.
Install engine deck assembly (see paragraph 9-51)
Lower boom (refer to TM 2350-256-10)