Furnish a schedule of maintenance to be followed during all testing
of the first-produced trucks. A list of special tools required to
perform this maintenance shall also be provided.
4.4.1 First article examination. Prior to testing, the first-produced
truck(s) shall be examined for the defects marked "X in column l-of table
III. Presence of one or more defects shall be cause for rejection.
4.4.2 First article tests. Upon successful completion of examinations
specified in 4.4.1, the truck(s) and components shall be subjected go the
tests marked "X" in column 1 of table IV. Acceptance of a first-produced
truck shall not exclude the remaining trucks from the quality conformance
inspections and acceptance provisions specified in section 4.
4.5 First article inspection failure. Failure of a first-article on
production truck to meet any requirement specified herein during and as a
result of the examination and tests specified in 4.4 or 4.6 shall be cause for
rejection of the first-article ttuck(s) and for refusal by the Government to
continue acceptance of production trucks until evidence has been provided by
the manufacturer that corrective action has been taken to eliminate the
deficiencies. Correction of such deficeincies shall be accomplished by the
manufacturer at no cost to the Government on trucks previously accepted and
produced under the contract. Any deficiencies found as a result of the first
article inspection will be considered prima facie evidence that all trucks
accepted prior to the completion of the first article inspection are similarly
deficient unless evidence to the contrary is furnished by the contractor and
such evidence is acceptable to the contracting officer.
Quailty conformance inspection.
4.6.1 Quality conformance tests. Each truck shall be subjected to
production run-in as specified in 4.8 and tested as specified in column 2 of
table IV. Failure of any test shall be cause for rejection.
4.6.2 Quality conformance examination. After successful completion of all
tests specified in 4.6.1, each truck shall be examined for the defects marked
"X" in column 2 of table III. Presence of one or more defects shall be cause