1-4. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Refer to chapter 4, section VI, for information pertaining to the preparation for storage or shipment.
1-5. QUALITY ASSURANCE/QUALITY CONTROL (QA/QC)
The daily, 92-day, and semi-annual inspection will be performed by the using organization's qualified
Refer to DD Form 862, Daily Inspection Worksheet for Diesel-Electric Locomotives, and DD Form 863, Monthly
and Semi-Annual Inspection Worksheet for Diesel-Electric Locomotives, for unit maintenance and inspection
checklist required of the using organization. Records of the above forms shall be retained for a period of 1 year.
Refer to Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Form 6180-49A, Locomotive Inspection and Repair Record, to
document 92-day Locomotive Inspection and Repair Record in accordance with Locomotive Inspection Act, 36
State, 913. The form must be completed and signed by the personnel conducting the inspection. The completed
form shall be placed in the card holder in the locomotive cab. A copy shall be retained for a period of 2 years.
Refer to TB 55-2200-207-15/1, Inspection and Maintenance Checklist for Diesel-Electric Locomotive, for unit
maintenance's 92-day inspection of the locomotive. The checklist and DA Form 2407, Maintenance Request, will
be used as prescribed in DA PAM 738-750.
Intermediate direct support and intermediate general support maintenance tasks should not be performed by unit
maintenance personnel. If intermediate direct support and intermediate general support maintenance should be
required before normally scheduled, contact: Commander, US Army Troop Support Command, ATTN: AMSTR-
MCFR, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd. , St. Louis, MO 63120-1798, AUTOVON: 693-0747.
1-6. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR)
If your locomotive needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us
what you do not like about your equipment. Let us know why you do not like the design or performance. Tell us why a
procedure is hard to perform. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to: Commander, US Army Troop
Support Command, ATTN: AMSTR-QX, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd. , St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. We'll send you a reply.
1-7. WARRANTY INFORMATION.
The 3508 diesel engine is warranted by Caterpillar Tractor Company for 12 months or 1000 hours of operation,
whichever comes first. Warranty starts on the date found on DA Form 2408, Equipment Log Assembly, or DA Form
2410, Component Removal and Repair/Overhaul Record, in the logbook. Report defects in material or workmanship to
your supervisor, who will take appropriate action.