Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Cont)
NOTE: Within designated interval, these checks are to be performed in the order listed.
Item to be Inspected:
Procedure: Check for and have repaired, filled, or adjusted as needed.
AFTER ROAD TEST
BRAKES, ROTORS, AND HUBS
Brake rotor can get very hot during vehicle operation and could cause burns.
Place hand near brake rotor to check for excessive heat, do not touch.
a. Carefully check and compare each brake rotor for overheating, which can indicate
dragging brake. Cool brake rotors could mean improper adjustment; defective, or
b. Check brake pads. Minimum thickness should be 0.078 in. (2 mm).
WHEELS AND TIRES
Do not use bias ply tires on vehicle. To do so could result in damage
a. Inspect tires for unusual wire, penetrating objects, and improper matching. If
required, match tires according to tread design and degree of wear (TM 9-2610-200-24).
Inflate or deflate to correct pressure (TM 5-2420-224-10).