Unit commanders should deadline all HEMTT -A4 models that haven't had a hydraulic line
inspection and corrective repair performed yet!
Then the next time the cab is lifted it breaks a hydraulic line
and the cab can't be raised or seated properly for movement until the line is fixed.
Straps get misplaced when a hydraulic line
is repaired, or when the engine is removed by support.
But straps get left off when a hydraulic line
is repaired or when the engine is removed by support.
The fire was caused by a ruptured hydraulic line
which resulted with the hydraulic fluid coming in contact with hot metal and igniting.
The farm shop on campus had gotten the tractor running and fixed minor problems, but did not fix the broken hydraulic line
for the power steering.
With the replaced hydraulic line
, the phase alpha inspection was permitted to continue and completed with no further incident.