ROUGH TERRAIN CONTAINER HANDLER (RTCH):
RT 240; 53,000 LB CAPACITY; 4 X 4
References: TM 10-3930-675-10, TM 10-3930-675-20, TM 10-3930-675-34, FSC C9100-IL, SF Form 368
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mal operation. On-condition (OC) oil sample intervals
shall be applied unless changed by the Army Oil Analy-
These instructions are mandatory.
sis Program (AOAP) laboratory. Change the hard-time
Do NOT sample engine and transmission oil
interval if lubricants are contaminated or if operating the
until 50 hours after 100-hour initial break-in
equipment under adverse operating conditions, includ-
ing longer-than-usual operation hours. The interval may
AOAP Sampling. Engine and transmission system oil
be extended during periods of low activity. If extended,
must be sampled every 50 hours of operation or 90 days,
adequate preservation precautions must be taken. Hard-
whichever occurs first, for Active Army Units. Reserve
time intervals will be applied in the event AOAP labora-
and National Guard activities will use 50 hours or 180
tory support is not available.
days, whichever occurs first, as prescribed interval.
Warranty Period. Hard-time intervals shall be applied
Hydraulic system oil must be sampled annually. Sam-
during the warranty period. Intervals shall be shortened
pling will be performed as prescribed by DA Pam 730-
if lubricants are known to be contaminated or if opera-
tion is under adverse conditions, such as longer-than-
Maintenance Levels. This Lubrication Order (LO) is
usual operating hours, extended idling periods or
for Operator/Crew and Organizational Maintenance.
extreme heat or dust.
The lowest level of maintenance authorized to lubricate
Distribution Statement. Approved for public release;
a point is indicated on the Lubrication Chart by either
distribution is unlimited.
Operator/Crew (C) or Organizational Maintenance (O).
Operator/Crew may lubricate points authorized for
Locators. Lubrication points indicated with dashed
Organizational Maintenance when directed to do so by
leader lines are lubricated on both sides of the vehicle.
Reference to the appropriate localized view is given
after many lubrication entries. Localized views begin on
Intervals. Lubrication intervals (on-condition or hard-
time) and the related man-hour times are based on nor-
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