GENERAL INFORMATION (Continued)
SAFETY, CARE, AND HANDLING
Read all WARNINGS in the front of this manual, and observe all WARNINGS found
throughout this technical manual.
Some of the maintenance and repair procedures require the use of lubricants, solvents, and
cleaning fluids that may be dangerous or harmful if safety precautions are not observed. Read
manufacturer's warnings and cautions on product labels before using, and observe recommended
Avoid damage to engine subassemblies and parts during disassembly, cleaning, inspection, repair,
and assembly procedures. Nicks, scratches, and dents caused by careless handling can cause oil
leakage or improper functionality leading to premature subassembly or part failure.
Care must be used to protect the engine against contamination. This is especially true during
overhaul or maintenance operations when the engine is partially disassembled. Dirt, small tools,
and parts could fall into access holes and cavities. This could result in an engine failure. When an
engine is not being serviced, protect it from contamination.
Refer to the appropriate equipment manual for your equipment for calibration information.
COMMON TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
For authorized common tools and equipment, refer to the Modified Table of Organization and
Equipment (MTOE), CTA 60-970; or CTA 8-100, as applicable to your unit.
The general mechanic's tool kit is identified in the individual maintenance paragraphs by
nomenclature, item number and work package. No tool in the kit is further identified. Other tools
required for performance of tasks for the maintenance levels covered in the manual are identified
in "SETUP" and are referenced to the Tool Identification List, WP 0176. "Other Tools" includes
tools which are part of the shop sets authorized to section/teams; tools authorized by RPSTL and
CTA 50-970; special tools and equipment, fabricated tools; and items of TMDE.
SPECIAL TOOLS, TMDE, AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT
Work Package 0176, Tool Identification List, includes information on special tools and
equipment. See TM 9-2815-220-24P for lists and illustrations of special tools needed to maintain
the engine. See WP 0177 in this manual for an illustrated list of manufactured items needed to
maintain the engine.
See WP 0175 in this manual for a list of mandatory replacement parts needed to maintain the
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