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NEWS | Feb. 7, 2023

M1083A1P2 FMTV: New Cap Protects Hydraulic Fluid!

BLUF: Get a protective (breather) cap to keep EHPC fluid from getting water contamination.

Photo by Staff Sgt. Frank Brown

This article initially appeared in PS 779 (Oct 17) p. 13.

A1P2 FMTV trucks were fielded without the protective (breather) cap on the electric hydraulic power unit (EPHU). As a result, the EPHU fluid gets contaminated with water. That leads to failing or stalled cab lift hydraulic components.
So order a new breather cap with NSN 5340-01-646-6963. That keeps water out of the EPHU’s fluid.
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