MAINTENANCE OF THE M88A1 - OD1672 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
spade (5) (figure 3 on the following page), boom (6), main winch (7), hoist
winch (8), and refueling pump, which is located inside the hull on the right
side of the vehicle. A hydraulic impact wrench is also carried as part of
the on vehicle equipment.
FIGURE 2. RECOVERY VEHICLE M88A1-
RIGHT REAR VIEW.
(5) The vehicle is also equipped with a main and an auxiliary
The main generating system is driven by the vehicle
engine and provides the power for the electrical system to charge the
batteries during normal vehicle operations.
The primary purpose of the
auxiliary system is to charge the vehicle batteries when they are too low to
start the main engine.
d. Major Components. The following subparagraphs provide a description
of the vehicle's major components.