Table 9-3. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Electrical Power Systems(Continued)
B - Before
D - During
A - After
H - Hourly Interval
CHECK FOR AND HAVE
IS NOT READY/
REPAIRED OR ADJUSTED
B D A
10) Unscrew cylindrical oil filter element by
turning from right to left. Discard old
11) Clean oil filter housing and lip where oil
filter element fits into housing. Make
sure all of old gasket is removed and
gasket seat on housing is clean.
12) Lubricate new gasket with clean oil.
Place on seat of new filter element.
Screw on new filter element until gas-
ket contacts base of filter housing.
Hand tighten filter an additional 3/4
Never overfill crankcase. Fill only to
maximum level as indicated on dipstick.
13) Fill engine thru oil filler on top of engine
with 8.4 qt of lubricating oil. Use SAE
15W40 that meets Military Specifica-
tion MIL-L-2104 (API "CD") for normal
temperatures. When temperature in
the voids consistently exceeds 120° F,
use SAE 40.
14) Start engine and run at idle for 5 min-
utes. Turn off engine.
15) Check crankcase oil on dipstick and
add oil if necessary to bring to maxi-
mum mark on stick. Check for leaks
around filter. Tighten by hand, if nec-
16) Clean all oil spills.
17) Make appropriate entry in mainte-
The Perkins diesel 4.236M engine has
been modified to accept installation of
the Oildex filtered and controlled
crankcase ventilation system.