Table C-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Anchor, Mooring, & Towing Equipment
Procedures Check For
Equipment Is Not
And Have Repaired Or
B D A D W
Adjusted as Necessary
Add 90 weight gear oil until it runs out
Replace oil level plug in hole.
Replace access plate.
e. Change oil in gear lube on outer side of
Gearcase oil should be warm but
winch not in use.
Remove gear lube access plate and oil
drain plug. Catch oil in container and
empty into sludge tank.
Replace oil drain plug.
Remove oil level plug.
Fill with 90 weight gear oil until it runs
out oil level hole.
Replace oil level plug.
Replace gear lube access plate.
f. Change oil in gear motor reduction box.
Run motor a short time to warm gear
motor oil. Turn off motor.
Remove gearbox breather plug/oil
filler plug and gear oil drain plug.
Catch oil in container. Dispose of oil
into sludge tank.
Replace gear oil drain plug.
Remove gear oil check plug.
Add oil thru oil filler plug until it runs
out of gear oil check plug hole. Use a
nontoxic rust-inhibiting warm gear oil,
AGMA NO. 7 compound, suitable for
ambient temperatures of 50° to 1400 F.
Replace gear oil check plug and gear
box breather plug/oil filler plug.