Table 4-1. Unit Maintenance Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services - CONT.
Item to Be
Use of excessive amount of grease when
lubricating wheel bearings may result in
grease contacting brake linings and cause
brake failure. Possible injury or death to
personnel and damage to equipment may result.
Wipe up excess grease to avoid contamination
of brake linings.
Clean and inspect all wheel bearings (1). Refer
Wheel bearings or axle
to Para 4-58. Lubricate or replace wheel
ends are damaged.
bearings as required. Lubricate bearings with
GAA every 12,000 miles (19,308 km) or
biennially, whichever comes first. If axle ends
(2) show damage, notify Direct Support