GENERAL LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Keep a light coat of lubricating oil on parts during repair procedures to prevent rusting.
Lubricate parts during repair and assembly as required. (See TM 5-2420-224-10 and Lubrication Instructions,
GENERAL TORQUE VALUE INSTRUCTIONS
Use the torque values listed in the maintenance procedures, if they are given. When no torque values
are given in the maintenance procedures, refer to the torque value guide in Appendix E.
PREPARATION FOR MAINTENANCE
Some maintenance tasks are necessary to prepare the SEE/HMMH for many of the maintenance
procedures in Chapter 4. These tasks are required for personnel safety and for ease of maintenance. These
preparation steps are described below.
BLOCKING THE VEHICLE
During maintenance procedures, the vehicle wheels must be chocked to prevent roll off. Chock all
wheels both in front and behind each wheel.
THREE POINT STANCE (SEE)
To perform some maintenance procedures, the backhoe must be placed in a three-point stance (1).
The bucket (2) may be extended as shown, or rolled under. The amount of extension will depend on the task