2-25. OPERATION IN SALTWATER AREAS.
Clean, inspect, and lubricate dolly set more often when operating in saltwater areas (Chapter 3, Section l).
2-26. OPERATION IN SANDY OR DUSTY AREAS.
Clean, inspect, and lubricate dolly set more often when operating in sandy or dusty areas (Chapter 3,
b. Maintain proper tire pressure:
(1) Reduce tire pressure to 25 psi (172 kPa) for operation on soft sand.
(2) Return tire pressure to 50psi (345 kPa) when operation resumeson hard-surface roads, if tactical
2-27. OPERATION IN SNOW.
Refer to FM 21-305 for special instructions on driving hazards in snow.
Reduce tire pressure to 24 psi (172 kPa).
Fording depth of the dolly set is limited to the fording depth limit of the trailers shelter.
b. As soon as tactical situation permits, perform the following services
Saltwater immersion greatly increases rusting corrosion, especially on unpainted surfaces.
Remove all traces of saltwater and salt deposits from all areas of the dolly set. Apply lubricating oil (Item 8,
Appendix E). Notify Unit maintenance that complete disassembly and assembly may be needed.
If vehicle was required to ford water that covered the wheel hubs, have Unit maintenance check,
clean, and lubricate wheel bearings in accordance with the lubrication order.