Lubrication Under Unusual Conditions,
Perform service intervals specified in
LO 5-2805-203-12 when operating the equipment under unusual condi-
Lubricate oftener to compensate for abnormal or extreme con-
ditions such as high or low temperature, continued operation in sand
or dust, immersion in water, or exposure to moisture.
Any one of
these operations or conditions may cause contamination and quickly
destroy the protective qualities of the lubricant.
be less frequent during inactive periods if adequate preservation is
Lubricate as prescribed under
Expected Temperature Key.
"expected temperatures key" in LO 5-2805-203-12 for the three temper-
above 32F (0.0C), from +40F (4.4C) to -10F
(-23.3C), and from 0F (-17.8C) to -65F (-54.4C). Change the
lubricant whenever weather forecasts indicate that the air tempera-
ture range will hold in the next higher or lower temperature range.
No change in grade will be made for a temporary rise in temperature.
Refer to TM 9207 for necessary special preliminary lubrication on
Continued Operation Below 0F (-17.8C).
Refer to TM 9-207
for special lubrication on the generator set under continued extreme-
Do not operate set with subzero
lubrication oil (OES) when tem-
perature is above 0F (-17.8C).