CHAPTER 2: VEHICLE MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
TABLE 2-1. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES FOR THE MSSA1--Continued
With vehicle operating in moderate speed and steering
control centered, check for any tendency to wander or pull
to one side. If either of these conditions exist, check
controls and linkage adjustment in accordance with
a. Accelerate vehicle to 15 miles per hour (mph) (24
kilometers per hour [kph] ) and do the following:
(1) Release accelerator and apply brakes.
(2) Observe if vehicle stops effectively without pulling
to one side. Vehicle must stop within 4 feet (ft) (1.2
meters [m] ), when stopping at 15 mph (24 kph).
b. With vehicle on an incline, do the following:
(1) Depress brake pedal and move transmission shift
lever to P (park) position.
(2) Observe if brakes lock securely and vehicle is held
Shift through all forward and reverse speed ranges and
notice if transmission shifts smoothly, without excessive
vibration or unusual noises, and that response is
If governor malfunctions, engine speed must
not exceed 2640 rpm for more than 2 or 3
a. Move the accelerator through its entire range and
observe if engine rpm response is satisfactory.
b. With the transmission lever in neutral position, the
Idle is not
engine should idle smoothly between 675 and 725 rpm.
and 725 rpm
c. Adjust accelerator controls and linkages in accordance
with paragraph 9-79.