INTRO TO M2/M3 BFV - OD0456 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
You will be guided through the Troubleshooting Table by the Troubleshooting
Figure 8, on the next page, illustrates a typical
The sample shows problems to watch for when
performing a troubleshooting task; these problems are listed in the legend.
Match these items with those in the illustration.
(f) Definition of Task Terms.
In this section warnings, cautions,
notes, and locational terms will be discussed.
(4) WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, and NOTES.
Throughout the task there will be
WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, and notes.
A warning, when it appears in the task,
indicates a situation or condition that could cause death or serious injury.
A CAUTION, when it appears in the task, indicates a situation or condition
that could cause damage to equipment. A NOTE, when it appears in the task,
contains facts that make the task easier.
WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, and NOTES
always appear just above the task to which they apply. Be sure to read all
warnings and cautions in the task.
(5) Locational Terms. The terms FRONT, REAR, LEFT, and RIGHT are used
to describe where items are located.
There are two different types of
locators, one for the vehicle, and one for the power unit. When locational
terms are being used in reference to the vehicle or vehicle items, think of
the locations as if you were sitting in the commander's seat looking through
the windshield. For items on the power unit, think of the locations as if
you were standing at the transmission end of the power unit facing the
flywheel. This applies whether the power unit is in or out of the vehicle.
The dash twenty (-20) series manuals tell
the mechanic how to perform unit level maintenance on the IFV and CFV hulls
and turrets. There are two sections to the dash twenty series manuals: one
for the hull and one for the turret. Though these manuals cover different
portions of the BFV, they are organized, setup, and used in much the same
Knowing how to use these manuals will save both time and energy.
Volume one contains three types of tasks, while the other manuals contain
only one type of task. The three types of tasks listed in volume one are: