PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT - CONTINUED
PREPARATION FOR RETURN TO SERVICE FROM LONG-TERM STORAGE - CONTINUED
Check coolant level in radiator expansion tank (TM 10-3930-675-10).
Install fully charged batteries (WP 0107 00).
Tighten or install alternator drive belt and air conditioning compressor drive belts (WP 0070 00 and WP 0189 00).
Remove seals from all engine openings, including air intake, exhaust outlet, and crankcase breather tube.
Start engine (TM 10-3930-675-10). Idle engine 3-5 minutes to allow it to warm up. Verify that all indicator and warning
lights operate properly on drivers ECS display screen.
Drive vehicle without a load and check engine, transmission, brakes, steering, and electrical accessories for proper oper-
ation (TM 10-3930-675-10).
Check operation of boom and tophandler (TM 10-3930-675-10).
PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT
Follow instructions in TM 10-3930-675-10 to prepare the RTCH for the following transport modes:
Highway Transport on M1000 Trailer
Ensure RTCH transmission control lever is in Neutral (N) and parking brake is applied.
Ensure RTCH wheels are securely blocked and adequate tiedowns are used.
For rail and marine transport, seal all openings in engine, including air intake, exhaust outlet, and crankcase breather
Check engine coolant to ensure coolant has correct mixture for expected temperatures (TB 750-651).
Check travel route for overpass and bridge clearances. If clearances are not adequate, an accident causing
injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment could result.
For highway transport, check state and local laws governing weight, width, and length of load.
END OF WORK PACKAGE