OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS - Continued
OPERATION IN SNOW
See FM 21-305 for special instructions on operating in snow.
OPERATION IN SALTWATER AREAS
Saltwater will cause rapid rust and corrosion to develop. Clean, inspect, and lubricate more often
OPERATION IN MUD
Thoroughly clean and lubricate all parts contaminated by mud as soon as possible after operating in
Check bottom surface of stream or river. If bottom surface is too soft, do not ford.
After fording, apply the brakes a few times to help dry out the brake lining. Be sure brakes are
operating properly before driving at normal speeds.
Lubricate all unpainted surfaces with lubricating oil.
Lubricate the trailer in accordance with the lubrication instructions in WP 0027 00-1.
Refer to TM 9-238 for deepwater fording information.