4-100. CARE OF EQUIPMENT IN ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE (continued).
Inspection must consist of at least a walk-around examination of all equipment to detect any deficiencies.
Inspect equipment in open storage weekly, and inspect equipment in covered storage monthly. Inspect all
equipment immediately after any severe storm or environmental change. The following are examples of things
to look for during a visual inspection:
Low or flat tires.
Torn, frayed, or split canvas covers and tops.
Missing or damaged parts.
Water in compartments.
Oil can points.
Any other readily recognizable shortcomings or deficiencies.
Repair During Administrative Storage
Keep equipment in an optimum state of readiness. Accomplish the required services and repairs as expeditiously
as possible. Whenever possible, perform all maintenance on-site.
a. Before placing a Bridge Adapter Pallet (BAP) in storage, perform the following inspection, repair, or
Rollers. Inspect rollers for excess wear, scuffing, torn or cracked rubber, excess play, and free spinning
ability. Lubricate rollers if necessary and verify that they spin freely. Replace any damaged or missing
rollers in accordance with the applicable maintenance procedure in this manual.
Seals. Inspect seals for leaks. Leaks may develop during storage or shortly thereafter. If leaking seals
are present, replace seals in accordance with the applicable maintenance procedure in this manual.
Hoses. Inspect hoses for cracks, splits, frayed or rotted material, poor connections, and leaks. Replace
any hoses that show signs of corrosion, deterioration, or other defects.