OIL ANALYSIS PROGRAM SAMPLING PROCEDURES (CONTINUED)
HYDRAULIC OIL SAMPLE
Open the center top right access door per TM 5-3895-373-10.
Ensure that the hydraulic system is up to operating temperature and engine is running per TM 5-3895-373-10.
Remove bleeder valve cap (1).
Open bleeder valve (2) and drain a minimum of 2 oz (59 ml) into a container. Release the valve and discard
waste oil in accordance with local procedures.
Place sample bottle per DA-PAM 738-750 under bleeder valve (2), open the valve, and fill the sample bottle to
approximately 1/2 in. (1,3 cm) below the neck of the bottle. Release valve.
Install bleeder valve cap (1).
Close the center top right access door per TM 5-3895-373-10.
Send the sample to the AOAP laboratory.
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