GENERAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (CONT).
Solvent cleaning compound (MIL-PRF-680) can cause eye and skin irritation. Wear
protective rubber gloves and chemical splash goggles or faceshield to avoid skin or eye
contact. Use in a well ventilated area. First aid for skin contact: remove any contami-
nated clothing and wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. First aid for eye contact:
flush with water for 15 minutes or until irritation subsides. If irritation persists, call a
physician. If overcome by vapors, move from exposed area and call a physician. In
case of ingestion, do not induce vomiting, call a physician immediately.
Cleaning. Remove buildup of dirt and grease by wiping with a cloth (Item 1, Appendix E). Use a
cloth or wire scratch brush (Item 1, Appendix I) and solvent cleaning compound (Item 3, Appendix E) to clean metal
parts. Allow to dry.
Removal. During removal process, tag (Item 4, Appendix E) similar parts for ease of installa-
Disassembly. During disassembly, tag (Item 4, Appendix E) similar parts for ease of installa-
Inspection - Acceptance/Rejection Criteria. Verify that repaired or used components
conform to the wear limits, fits and tolerances established.
Painting. M3A1 CROP are delivered painted with one color, CARC Green 383. For other mis-
sion requirements, refer to TB 43-0209, Color, Marking, and Camouflage Painting of Military Vehicles,
Construction Equipment and Material Handling Equipment.
Lubrication. Lubrication instructions are contained in Appendix K.
Assembly. M3A1 CROPs are delivered fully assembled.
Adjustment. M3A1 CROP requires no adjustments prior to use or as scheduled maintenance.