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Commander of the 1st Krasnograd Mechanized Corps
Guards Lieutenant General of the Tank Forces, Krivoshein

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On the technical condition of tanks arriving from repair factories #382, 97, 137 (12 M4A2, 30 MK-9) after refurbishment for equipment of the units of the 1st Krasnograd Mechanized Corps
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Technical condition

Conclusion

3038940

The right engine has issues starting and overheats, the engine sump leaks oil, 11 road wheels have rubber peeling off.

Do not use until issues are corrected.

3055970

Loud knocking from the gearbox. 8 road wheels have rubber peeling off. 2 wheels are entirely unserviceable.

Ditto

3035685

2 road wheels have rubber peeling off.

Accept for service.

3035472

Both engines overheat. The oil thermometers do not work. The driveshaft knocks. 4 road wheels have rubber peeling off.

Do not use until issues are corrected.

3035721

The right engine overheats. The right engine knocks. Drive sprocket bolts are torn off. 3 road wheels are entirely unserviceable.

Ditto

3034667

The right engine overheats. Neither engine can reach full power. 3 road wheels have rubber peeling off.

Do not use until issues are corrected.

3062837

Both engines overheat. The oil pressure while engines are running is low. The engine sump leaks. The turret travel lock does not engage. 9 road wheels have rubber peeling off.

Ditto

3056271

The engine sump leaks. The gearbox knocks. The charger does not work.

Ditto

3062882

Both engines overheat. The air thermometers do not work. The engine sump, oil line, and oil radiator leak. The fuel and oil level meter does not work. 6 road wheels have rubber peeling off.

Ditto

3035521

The charger does not work.

Accept for service.

3039741

The right engine overheats. The fuel and oil level meter does not work. The voltmeter does not work. The speedometer is missing. The gearbox oil radiator leaks.

Do not use until issues are corrected.

3038988

The engines overheat. The engine and transmission sumps leak.

Ditto

3050316

The engine oil radiator leaks. The left engine air thermometer does not work, neither does the fuel and oil level meter. 3 road wheels have rubber peeling off.

Ditto

3035578

Both engines overheat. Can only be push started. The left engine and driveshaft knock.

Ditto

3054639

The casing of the 6th cylinder of the left engine is torn. The connecting rod bearing of the cylinder has melted.

Ditto



Notes: in addition, the following defects are present in all vehicles:
  1. The road wheel and return roller greasers do not hold grease.
  2. The track links are heavily worn. One track had to be removed from each.
  3. Not a single spare sight head is present.
  4. 5 tanks that arrived from repair factory #137 have no warranty period in their logs.
  5. Repair factory #82 established a warranty period of 800 km or 100 engine hours.
  6. The tanks that arrived had travelled 160 km on average and worked for 18 hours, including the test run."

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