30. Operator's Daily Services
a. General. The intervals at which specific daily
services are to be performed by the operator or crew are
indicated by an X in the appropriate block in figure 14 as
Tools and equipment. Make sure that all
tools and equipment issued with the
unit are in serviceable condition, clean,
and properly stowed.
Unusual operation and noise. Make a
b. Additional Daily Services.
An X in the
visual inspection of the entire welding
appropriate column (s) indicates the interval at which
machine for loose mountings. Observe
the service is to be performed.
the unit while in operation for exces-
sive vibration, unusual noises, over-
heating, or other defects. If defects are
present, shut down the engine and
correct any operational trouble or re-
Visual inspection. Make a complete visual
port the condition to organizational
inspection of the entire unit for miss-
ing parts, insecure mountings, or other
Tampering. Inspect to see whether the
damage. Correct all defects or report
welding machine has been tampered
them to organizational maintenance.
with or damaged. Do not operate until
Leaks, general. Inspect the entire unit
all deficiencies have been corrected.
for evidence of fuel, oil, or coolant
Cleaning. Clean all dirt, grease, or
leaks. Correct all defects or report them
other foreign matter for the welding
to organizational maintenance.
machine. Pay particular attention to
Lubrication. Lubricate the unit
the radiator core.
Protection. See that all doors and panels
ance with the current lubrication
are properly installed and latched. If
the welding machine is outside, cover
Publications. Make sure that a copy of
with a suitable waterproof cover. If
this manual, the current lubrication
low temperatures are expected and
order, and DA Form 285 are on or with
antifreeze is not available, drain the
the welding machine and are in service-
on the radiator to indicate that the
cooling system has been drained.