INTRO TO M2/M3 BFV - OD0456 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
seven appendixes cover the references, maintenance allocation chart, unit
maintenance expendable supplies and materials list, markers and decals, pin
and socket arrangements for plugs and jacks, unit maintenance common tools
and supplements and special tools/fixture list, and the glossary.
back of the manual is also an alphabetical index covering volume 3, several
copies of DA Form 2028, and a metric conversion chart.
TM 9-2350-252-34 apply to the M2/M3 BFV at the IDS/IGS maintenance level.
Like the manuals that apply to unit maintenance, these manuals are further
broken down into the systems being covered (hull = 1, turret = 2).
(1) Hull Maintenance at the IDS/ICS Level.
The manuals that contain
procedures to be performed by the IDS/IGS maintenance on the M2/M3 hull have
the identifying number TM 9-2350-252-34-1.
These manuals are further
divided into volumes for the type of maintenance operation being performed,
and if the manuals are lengthy, into parts. These manuals contain a metric
conversion chart and DA Form 2028.
(a) Volume 1. TM 9-2350-252-34-1 is divided into two parts. Part 1
and Part 2 contain three chapters. The chapters in each of these parts will
be discussed in the subparagraphs that follow.
TM 9-2350-252-34-1-1, Part 1. Part 1 of this volume contains three
Chapter one contains the introduction, general information,
the repair parts, special tools, TMDE, and support equipment, the services
to be performed upon receipt, troubleshooting, and general maintenance
instructions. Chapter three deals with troubleshooting. It covers how to
troubleshoot, the mechanical procedures to be performed, direct support
electrical system test set (DSESTS), fighting vehicle system (FVS), hull
lowest replaceable unit (LRU) troubleshooting; message words and fault
indexes, and the follow-on procedures for the fan control box, heater
control box, and the vehicle distribution box.