ENTERING VEHICLES INTO TEMPORARY STORAGE (CONT)
2. Phase II Preservation Tasks (After 30 Days):
a. Operate engine for 6 minutes.
b. Operate all lights and switch functions.
Check fluid levels (TM 5-2420-224-10 and page 2-14).
d. Operate hydraulic controls:
Front loader boom and bucket (SEE)
Forklift raise-lower, tilt, and rotate (HMMH)
Backhoe dipper, bucket, boom, swing, stabilizer, and tilt (SEE)
Crane external end extension, inner boom lift, mast locking, outer boom, and outrigger (HMMH)
Hammer drill, pavement breaker, and chain saw (SEE)
Impact wrench (HMMH)
e. After operating hydraulic controls, coat all cylinder and spools with solid lubricant preservative
(Appendix C, Item 21).
Drive vehicle through all gear ranges and shift selector positions.
g. Apply brakes [two panic stops at vehicle speed of 20 mph (32 kPh)].
h. Check for Class III leaks. Repair as required.
Add diesel fuel additive (Appendix C, Item 1).
3. Phase III Operational Tasks (After 90 Days):
a. Perform Phase II Preservation Tasks.
b. Apply lubricant to lubrication points (TM 5-2420-224-10 and page 2-14).
Check fan belt, front hydraulic pump belt, and power steering pump belt for cracks and proper
d. Check for and replace any windshield wiper blades (page 4-482), tires (page 4-337), and rubber
grommets and door and window seals (page 4-393) that show signs of weathering/deterioration.
e. Check air cleaner elements for contamination (page 4-35).
Bleed brake system (page 4-262).
g. Clean fuel filters (page 4-48).
h. Check that backhoe boom latch (SEE)/crane travel lock (HMMH) operate freely.
Check that hose reel motor spring operates freely.
Check that exhaust weather cap operates freely.
Relieve air pressure (page 2-23).