MAINTENANCE OF THE M113 PER CARRIER - OD1601 LESSON 2/TASK 1
Limit the stall test to 30 seconds. Lengthy full throttle
temperatures and will damage the engine and transmission.
A reading of 1,900 to 2,100 rpm indicates the
engine and transmission are both operating correctly.
(7) If tachometer reading is above 2,100 rpm, the transmission is at fault.
Notify support maintenance personnel.
(8) If tachometer reading is below 1,900 rpm, the engine is at fault.
support maintenance personnel.
(1) Maintenance Services.
defects noted during road test and inspection.
Inspect and lubricate, if necessary, in accordance with LO 9-
2300-257-12 or LO 9-2350-300-13, as applicable.
If the carrier is receiving a
1,000 mile service at this time, record the lubrication interval on DD Form 314,
Preventive Maintenance Schedule and Record.
(3) Final Road Test.
After all services and inspections have been completed,
take the carrier on a short road test to ensure that operational difficulties have
been corrected. Pay particular attention to those items found defective initially.
Correct any remaining problems noted during this test run.
In this task, the preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) for the M113
powerplant, fuel, electrical, and brake systems were presented. In the next task,
the procedures for troubleshooting and inspecting these various systems will be