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NCJ Number: 78765 Find in a Library
Title: Guide - Scheduled Preventive Maintenance
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Technology Assessment Program Information Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Arlington, VA 22201
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 78NI-AX-0016 (S-2)
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide for scheduled preventive maintenance (PM) for police vehicles is a basic reference tool for departments with the average small fleet which would normally rely on the manufacturer's owner's manual.
Abstract: Scheduled PM is a program of regularly performed inspections and services to fleet vehicles and related components at appropriate mileage or time intervals. Adherence to a program of scheduled PM should permit actual and potential mechanical and physical appearance problems in time to apply a system of corrective actions. Two schedules are included. The 3,000-mile interval is for city vehicles which normally operate at low speeds and have high idle times. The 5,000-mile schedule is for county and State vehicles which are used mostly for highway driving. This program is logically designed around engine oil change, oil and air filter change, lubrication, and emission controls service. The guide tells what should be checked and when. Special interest sections discuss gasolines, engine oils, inspection of critical components, and tires. Charts delineate the 3,000-mile and 5,000-mile schedules. (Author abstract modified)
Index Term(s): Equipment maintenance and storage; Police cars; Procedure manuals; Vehicle equipment
Note: Technology Assessment Program
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