Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for
Model 780T Bituminous Asphalt Paving Machine - Continued
Not Fully Mission
Check both track chains (29) as follows:
Four-link section of track chain
measures more than 20 in.
a. Start engine per TM 5-3895-373-10. This
ensures track tensioning cylinder extends
and track chain is tight.
b. Shut down engine per TM 5-3895-373-10.
c. Select two sections consisting of four
links per section on top and bottom of
track. Do not select master link.
d. Measure length of each section of four
links. Measure from center of track pins
as shown. Length of each four-link
section must not exceed 20 in. (51 cm).