SECTION III: PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
Visually inspect torsion bar anchors to ensure that they are
Two or more
fully seated and retaining screws are in place and secure.
Torque screws to 40-50 lb-ft (54-68 N-m).
able on any
a. Operate drain valve lever to assure free operation of
two drain valves (located at front and rear of underside
of hull). The drain valves should seal openings
completely when closed.
b. Inspect drain valve bearing surfaces for nicks, dents,
scored bearing surface, and out-of-roundness.
a. Replace decals and name plates that are not legible.
Refer to TM 9-213 for painting information and
b. Restencil markings that are not legible.