SERVICE UPON RECEIPT
When a new, used, or reconditioned 250M Fifth Wheel Towing Device (FWTD) is first received,
determine whether it has been properly prepared for service and is in condition to perform its mission.
Follow the service before operation instructions in Service Before Operation.
SERVICE BEFORE OPERATION
Upon receipt of a new, used, or reconditioned fifth wheel towing device, the receiving
organization must see if it has been properly prepared for service and in good condition.
Inspect all assemblies, subassemblies, and accessories to insure they are in proper working
order. Secure, clean, correctly adjust, and lubricate as needed.
Remove all packing and shipping material, such as tape, tiedowns, protective covers, and
Remove all Basic Issue Item (BII), Additional Authorization List (AAL), and Component of End
Item (COEI) equipment and store properly.
If batteries have not been serviced, refer to TM 9-6140-200-14.
Service the vehicle in accordance with TM and Unit PMCS.
Refer to TM and perform functional checks of all major vehicle systems.
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