Figure 3-2. Typical Gasoline Engine-Driven Hydraulic Test Stand
Daily inspection. When test stand is used daily, the following inspections are required. Otherwise,
daily inspections shall be observed each time test stand is put into use.
Examine fluid level in hydraulic reservoir and refill as required with hydraulic fluid, MIL-H-5606
Inspect tires on trailer assembly for specified inflation.
Examine interior of housing and cabinet for broken wiring, worn insulation, and loose
connections. Examine all tubing for loose fittings and leakage.
Ensure that all controls move freely and that control handles are secure on control and
instrument panel. Ensure that all instrument glasses are intact and not broken.
Examine fuel level in fuel tank, and refill as required with gasoline, MIL-G-5572, Grade 80/87.
Examine fuel filter for contamination and sediment bowl for dirt or water.
Examine oil level in engine crankcase and gearbox transmission. Add oil as required.
Examine electrolyte level in batteries, adding distilled water as required. Ensure that battery
cables are securely fastened, and top of battery is clean.