Table 2-4. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Anchor, Mooring, & Towing Equipment (Cont)
Q - Quarterly
S - Semiannually
A - Annually
CHECK FOR AND HAVE
IS NOT READY/
REPAIRED OR ADJUSTED
B D A D W M Q S A
Change oil in gear motor reduction box.
1) Run motor a short time to warm gear
motor oil. Turn off motor.
2) Remove gearbox breather plug/oil
filler plug and gear oil drain plug.
Catch oil in container. Dispose of oil
into sludge tank.
3) Replace gear oil drain plug.
4) Remove gear oil check plug.
5) 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 140° F.
6) Replace gear oil check plug and gear-
box breather plug/oil filler plug.
g. Apply multipurpose, water-resistant
grease (MIL-G-24139) on anchor cable
fairleader rollers, and all exposed,
During anchor retrieval, if winch panel
circuit breaker trips several times dur-
ing operation, this may indicate a
wrong recovery method. Continuing
to operate winch under these conditions
will damage winch motor.
h. Check condition of cable as it is pulled
Drum cable is
into drum. If cable is frayed, smashed, or
cut, note location on drum and notify shift
leader or bargemaster so repairs or
replacement can be done.
Remove rust and corrosion. Clean and
touchup all painted surfaces in accor-
dance with TB 43-0144.