LOCOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. REPAIR PARTS, SPECIAL TOOLS, TMDE, AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT
2-1. COMMON TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
For authorized common tools and equipment, refer to the Modified Table of Organization and Equipment (MTOE)
applicable to your unit.
2-2. SPECIAL TOOLS, TMDE, AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT
Special tools, TMDE, and support equipment are listed and illustrated in TM 552210-224-24P, Unit, Intermediate Direct
Support, and Intermediate General Support Maintenance Repair Parts and Special Tools List, for the locomotive and in
TM 52815-233-24P, Unit, Intermediate Direct Support, and Intermediate General Support Maintenance Repair Parts and
Special Tools List, for the engine.
2-3. REPAIR PARTS
Repair parts are listed and illustrated in the repair parts and special tools list, TM 55-2210-224-24P, for the locomotive
and in TM 5-2815-233-24P for the engine.
2-4. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT
Refer to TM 55-2210-224-12 for service upon receipt instructions.
Section II. QUARTERLY AND ANNUAL CHECKS AND SERVICES (QACS)
2-5. INTRODUCTION TO QUARTERLY AND ANNUAL CHECKS AND SERVICES
a. Quarterly and Annual Inspection Worksheet for Diesel-Electric Locomotives. The quarterly and annual
inspections will be performed by qualified maintenance personnel of using organizations. The inspections are divided
into five sections from A to E denoting the specific items to be checked.
Section A, mechanical, requires inspection of wheels and truck details, couplers and draft gear, and the
condition of the horn, bell, windshield wiper, sander, heater, handbrake, fan, fan drive, etc.
Section B, engine, requires a complete inspection of engine lubricating oil, fuel oil intake, and cooling systems
in conjunction with all bearings, piston assemblies, and governor and throttle linkage.
(3) Section C, airbrakes, requires a complete inspection of the compressor and its operation, air gages, brake
details, and air reservoirs.