Section l. GENERAL
the EIR program. The TB 43-0001-39 series contains infor-
mation on equipment improvements, minor alterations,
This manual contains instructions for personnel at the
proposed Modification Work Orders (MWO'S), warranties
Direct Support and General Support maintenance levels for
(if applicable), actions taken on some of your DA Form
the maintenance of M880-series trucks.
2028's (Recommended Changes to Publications), and ad-
vance information on proposed changes that may affect this
1-2. Use of This Technical Manual.
manual. The information will help you in doing your job
better and will help in keeping you advised of the latest
This technical manual (TM) is organized in three parts.
changes to this manual. Also refer to DA Pam 310, Consol-
Part one contains general information which is applicable to
idated Index of Army Publications and Blank Forms, and
all users. Part two contains instructions for repairs that can
be accomplished on the truck. Part three contains instruc-
tions for repairing components after they are removed from
1-4. Destruction of Army Materiel to Prevent
the truck. Specifications are contained in tables within the
Refer to TM 750-244-6.
1-3. Maintenance Forms and Records.
1-5. Administrative Storage.
DA Pam 738-750 (The Army Maintenance Management
System) explains maintenance forms, records, and proce-
Refer to TM 740-90-1.
dures required for use with these trucks.
Use DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Main-
1-6. Reporting Errors and Recommending
tenance Worksheet) to record any faults that you discover
before, during, and after operation unless you can fix them
yourself. You do not need to record faults that you fix
You can help improve this manual. If you find any
yourself unless they involve replacing parts. When you
mistakes or if you know of a way to improve the proce-
replace a part tell organizational maintenance so they can
dures, please let us know. Mail your letter, DA Form 2028
enter the repair work in their record system.
(Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms),
or DA Form 2028-2 located in the back of this manual
1-3.1. Equipment Improvement Report and Main-
direct to: US Army Tank-Automotive Command, ATTN:
tenance Digest (EIR MD).
AMSTA-MB, Warren, MI 48397-5000. A reply will be
The quartely Equipment Improvement Report and
furnished to you.
Maintenance Digest, TB 43-0001-39 series, contains valuable
field information on the equipment covered in this manual.
1-7. Warranty Information.
The information in the TB 43-0001-39 series is compiled
from some of the Equipment Improvement Reports that
The M880-series trucks are covered by a manufacturer's
warranty for 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes
you prepared on the vehicle(s) covered in this manual.
first. For detailed information about the warranty and the
Many of these articles result from comments, suggestions,
processing of claims, refer to TB 9-2300-295-15/14.
and improvement recommendations that you submitted to
Section Il. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
automatic transmission with three forward and one reverse
speeds. All trucks use a 318 cubic-inch displacement engine
which operates on regular, leaded gasoline. The braking sys-
a The 1-1/4 ton trucks shown in figures 1-1 through 14.2
tern uses hydraulically-activated, power-assisted, front disc
are commercial vehicles suitable for use on all types of roads,
and rear drum service brakes, The maintenance paragraphs
and highways in all types of weather. In addition, the 4X4
of this manual contain detailed descriptions of the trucks'
models are designed for cross-country use and will ford hard-
bottom streams to a depth of 16 inches. All vehicles have an