b. Refer to TB 55-2200-207-15/1 for intermediate direct support maintenance inspection of the locomotive. The
checklist in TB 55-2200-207-15/1 and DA Form 2407 will be used as prescribed in DA PAM 738-750.
Measuring and test equipment used to determine equipment conformance shall be calibrated in accordance with MIL-
STD-120, MIL-STD-45662, and MIL-I-45607.
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.
Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1-8. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES
An eight-wheel, four-traction-motor driven, 60-ton diesel-electric locomotive.
Used as a yard switching locomotive and includes features listed below. Description of major components and system is
listed in the applicable maintenance paragraphs. Can also be operated as a single unit or connected with other units of
the same type for multiple-unit operation.
Include the following:
Traction motor blower