Table 1. Operator's Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for AAFARS (Continued)
Not Fully Mission
Item to Check/
Before Fuel Hoses
Inspect for damage, cuts, nicks, abrasions, blistering, or coupling
Slippage, hoses are
slippage. Coupling slippage usually shows first as a misalignment
damaged. Soft spots
of the hose and coupling or as a scored or freshly exposed part of
the hose where the slippage has occurred. If a coupling is slipping
or leaking, remove the hose from service. Most hose failures occur
within 12 inches of couplings. Check all the way around the hose.
Press lightly and feel for soft spots. If a soft spot is found, remove
the hose from service.
Check engine crankcase oil level on dipstick (1). Oil is at correct
Oil level is above
level when between upper and lower marks on dipstick. Top off at
upper mark or
oil filler (2) or (3) as necessary with premium 15W-40 motor oil.
below lower mark