TM5 2805 213 14 ~ Mule Engine ~ AO42 ~ Operator, Organizational, Direct & General Support Maintenance Manual


This is a quality reprint of the US Army Manual, TM9 2805 213 14.  Originally published in July of 1969, it is the maintenance manual for the AO42, Military Standard engine, as used in the later Mules. 

From the manual:

1-1 Scope

 This manual contains instructions for the use of the operating, organizational direct support, and general support personnel that maintain the Engines, Models AO4~KM and AO42-V, as allocated by the Maintenance Allocation Chart.

 1-7 Description

 The Model AO42 engines, (fig. 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, and 1~, have been modified for use in a light weapons carrier. They are of the gasoline fueled, air-cooled , 4 cycle, 2-cylinder,  valve-in-head horizontally opposed-type. The engines are designed to provide satisfactory performance in temperate, arctic, tropical, and desert environments. Their design life is a minimum of 1,500 hours at rated load and speed without major overhaul. The electrical components of the engines are fully radio interference suppressed. The carburetor, governor, and magneto are mounted near the top of the engines. The oil filter and recoil starter are mounted on the flywheel housing.


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