Table 2-1. Unit Level Preventive Maintenance Checks And Services for CUCV
Item To Be
f. Check for transmission response
to shifting and for smoothness of op-
eration in all speed ranges. Be alert
for unusual noises and difficulty in
shifting in any speed range.
Lock front wheel hubs before checking
transfer (see TM 9-2320-289-10).
g. Check for transfer response to
shifting and for smoothness of opera-
out of gear or makes
tion in all gear ranges. Be alert for
unusual noises and difficulty in shift-
ing in any gear range.
h. Test for response to accelerator
h. Pedal sticking or
feed. Observe for sticking pedal.
i. With vehicle speed approximately
5 mph (8 kph) turn steering wheel to
grabs, wanders, or
left, then right, to detect hard steer-
has excessive play.
ing, binding or excessive play. Play
should not exceed 1 inch (25.4 mm)
in either direction. With vehicle on
straight, level terrain, lightly hold
steering wheel to detect pull or wan-
j. Apply brake pedal with steady
j. Brakes chatter, pull
force. Vehicle should slow and stop
to one side, or inop-
without pulling to one side or jerking.
Release brake pedal. The brakes
should release immediately and
k. Bring vehicle to a full stop. En-
gage parking brake while transmis-
does not hold vehicle
sion is still in D (DRIVE). Vehicle
should remain stationary.
l. Observe vehicle response to road
l. Handling is unsta-
shock. Side sway, or continuous
bouncing indicates a malfunction.