ORGANIZATIONAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES - Continued
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
SPRINGS AND U-BOLTS
a. Inspect springs (1) for broken leaves. Report defective springs to Direct Support
b. Inspect U-bolts (2) for breakage and loose nuts. Tighten loose nuts to
285 lb.-ft. (386 Nm). Report broken U-bolts (2) to Direct Support Maintenance.
Inspect axles (1) for cracks, damaged brackets (2), and pads (3) report
deficiencies to Direct Support Maintenance.