HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL (Continued)
3. HOW TO PREPARE FOR A TASK
Read the initial setup page carefully before starting. It tells you what you will need and what you have to
know to start the job. DO NOT START A JOB U N T l L :
You know what is needed
You have the things you need
A. If a tool has a T-number in front of it, go to the Special Tools and Test and Support Equipment List
in Table 1-1. Read down the far left-hand column to your T-number. This is the tool you need for your task.
B. If an expendable material has an E-number in front of it, go to the Expendable Supplies and
Materials List in Appendix C. Read down the Item Number column to your E-number. This is the expendable
you need for your task.
C. If parts are listed, they can be drawn from supply. Before you start the job, check and make sure
you can get the needed parts. Part numbers are listed in TM 55-2840-254-23P.
D. Check for personnel required.
E. If preliminary procedures are listed under "Equipment Conditions," BE SURE THE LISTED JOBS
ARE DONE; then do this job.
4. HOW TO DO THE JOB
Before starting, read the entire task. Familiarize yourself with the entire procedure before you begin the
task. As you read, remember the following:
A. PAY ATTENTION TO WARNINGS, CAUTIONS AND NOTES.
B. Always follow standard maintenance practices (Chapter 1, Section XIII).
C. When values are underlined or followed by the word INSPECT, an inspector must OK the
D. Major steps and key words are printed in bold type for experienced repairers.
E. A GLOSSARY is provided. It lists the special words and terms used inthis manual and gives their
meaning. Use it. It may help you understand the instructions.