RECOVERY VEHICLE, FULL TRACKED: MEDIUM, M88A1
This WP contains general shop practices and specific methods you must be familiar with to properly maintain the M88A1. You
should read and understand these practices and methods before performing any task.
Before beginning a task, find out how much repair, modification, or replacement is needed to fix the equipment. Sometimes the
reason for equipment failure can be seen right away, and complete teardown is not necessary. Disassemble equipment only as far
as necessary to repair or replace damaged or broken parts.
Refer to TM 9-2350-256-10 and TM 9-2350-256-20 for lubrication instructions.
Painting and Restenciling Markings
Refer to TM 9-2350-256-20 for painting and restenciling instructions.
Lockwire and Sealing Compound
Install lockwire by the double twist method. Apply sealing compound to all pipe threads during installation.
Torque data for the specific hardware applications required in various vehicle installations is specified in the applicable sections
of this manual.