TM 9-2320- 209-20-3-1
GENERAL MAINTENANCE INFORMATION
SCOPE . This manual contains the organizational maintenance instructions for
the trucks listed below. This manual includes procedures for disassembly, cleaning,
inspection, repair, test and adjustment as authorized by the maintenance allocation
Truck, Cargo: 2 1/2 ton, 6x6, M35A1, M35A2, M35A2C, and M36A2
Truck, Dump: 2 1/2 ton, 6x6, M342A2
Truck, Tractor: 2 1/2 ton, 6x6, M275A1 and M275A2
Truck, Tank, Fuel: 2 1/2 ton, 6x6, M49A1C and M49A2C
Truck, Tank, Water: 2 1/2 ton, 6x6, M50A1, M50A2, and M50A3
Truck, Repair Shop: 2 1/2 ton, 6x6, M185A2 and M185A3
Truck, Van, Shop: 2 1/2 ton, 6x6, M109A2 and M109A3
Truck, Maintenance, Earth Boring and Polesetter: 2 1/2 ton, 6x6, M764
Truck, Maintenance, Pipeline Construction: 2 1/2 ton, 6x6, M756A2
Information is provided on maintenance of trucks which is beyond the scope of tools,
equipment, personnel, or supplies normally available to the operator or using organization.
1-2. GENERAL MAINTENANCE . The general maintenance and repair covered by
other manuals and called out in this manual are as follows:
9-214 Inspection, Care and Maintenance of Antifriction Bearings.
9-237 Operator's Manual: Welding Theory and Application (TO 34W4-1-5).
43-3 General Repair for Canvas and Webbing.
9-247 Materials Used for Cleaning, Preserving, Abrading and Cementing
Ordnance Materiel and Related Materials Including Chemicals.
43-2 Metal Body Repair and Related Operations.
750-254 Cooling Systems: Tactical Vehicles Changes 1, 2.
43-0212 Purging, Cleaning and Coating Interior Ferrous and Terne
Sheet Vehicle Fuel Tanks
43-0139 Painting Instructions for Field Use.
43-0209 Color, Marking and Camouflage Painting of Military Vehicles,
Construction Equipment, and Materials Handling Equipment.
9-2300-422-20 Security-of Tactical Wheeled Vehicles.
1-3. CLEANING .
All parts must be cleaned before inspection and assembly and
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable. Do not use
near an open flame. Keep a fire extinguisher
nearby when solvent is used. Use only in well-
ventilated places. Failure to do this may result
in injury to personnel and damage to equipment.
Clean inner and outer surfaces of metallic parts and all areas subject to oil or grease
with dry cleaning solvent, type II (SD-2), Fed. Spec P-D-680. Clean out sludge and
gum with a stiff brush. Use steam cleaning to take off accumulated grease and dirt
after dry cleaning solvent has been applied. Dry with clean rags. To clean bearings,