SECTION I. LUBRICATION
3-1. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Lubrication Instructions, Appendix G, designate cleaning and lubricating
procedures for M998 series vehicles.
3-2. GENERAL LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
a. Service Intervals. Service intervals on the lubrication instructions are for
normal operation in moderate temperatures, humidity, and atmospheric
b. Application Points . Wipe clean lubricating points and surrounding
surfaces before and after applying lubricant.
c. Reports and Records. Report unsatisfactory performance of lubricant
or preserving materials on Quality Deficiency Report, SF 368, as stated in
3-3. GENERAL LUBRICATING INSTRUCTIONS UNDER
a. Service Intervals. Increase frequency of lubricating service when
operating under abnormal conditions such as high or low temperatures, prolonged
high-speed driving, or extended cross-country operations. Such operations can
destroy lubricant's protective qualities. More frequent lubricating service intervals
are necessary to maintain vehicle readiness when operating under abnormal
conditions. During inactive periods, with adequate preservation, service intervals
can be extended.
b. Changes in Lubricant Grades. Lubricant grades change with weather
conditions. Refer to Appendix G for lubricant grade changes.
c. Maintaining Lubricant Levels . Lubricant levels must be checked as
specified in Appendix G. Steps must be taken to replenish and maintain lubricant
3-4. LUBRICATION FOR CONTINUED OPERATION
BELOW 0°F (-18°C)
Refer to FM 9-207, Operation and Maintenance of Ordnance Materiel in Cold
Weather (0°F to -65°F) (-18°C to -54°C), or Appendix G.