Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) Continued
Not Fully Mission
Oil level is low or
While engine is level, remove oil dipstick (1)
and wipe with lint-free cloth (Item 6, Appendix
E, Section II). Insert dipstick into engine
completely, then withdraw. Engine oil should
coat dipstick to top mark.
Do not overfill engine with lube oil.
If oil is below top mark, add oil to dipstick
connection (2) in order to bring oil level up to
top mark. Check oil level again. Repeat until
oil coats the dipstick up to the top mark.
Engine is supplied with two dipsticks,
one drain plug, and one drain cock.
Drain plug and second dipstick, located
at discharge side (rear) of engine
assembly, are not normally used during
PMCS or normal maintenance
operations. Ensure that dipsticks, drain
plug, and drain cock are tightly closed
and do not show signs of leakage.
Check that dipsticks (1) are tightly closed.