Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services- Continued
Item to be
Check and have repaired
or adjusted as necessary
Inspect the timing, and the upper and
lower V-belts for condition, tension, and
alinement Clean off oil and grease. Be
sure that the belt pulleys are properly
aligned and that the jackshaft assembly is
securely mounted. Check the clutch and
brake assemblies and the bearing house
assemblies for evidence of wear, damage,
or excessive looseness.
Moisten a cloth with cleaning compound
and clean the belts; then wipe the belts
with a dry cloth.
Lubricate the equipment (less engine) as
prescribed in paragraph 3-1. Lubricate the
engine as directed in TM 5-2805-257-14.
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Section III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
The following instructions are based on the assumption that the operator is familiar with
basic field wire and field cable practices.
2-6. INSTALLATION OF WIRE REELS
REMOVING REEL AXLE
A Lift upward on the hub lock lever that is nearest the control lever while turning the reel axle
slowly by hand until the hub lock lever reaches the vertical position; the hub is locked.
B Lift the opposite hub lock lever to the vertical position.
C Loosen the locking nuts and swing the locking bolts outward. Swing the locking plate to the
D Lift out the reel axle.