PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
To make sure that your equipment is ready for operation at all times, inspect it systematically so you can discover any
defects and have them corrected before they result in serious damage or failure. The charts on the next few pages
contain your unit PMCS. The item numbers indicate the sequence of minimum ininspection
operating the vehicle and notice something wrong which could damagethe equipment it you continue operation, stop
Record all deficiencies and shortcomings, along with the corrective action taken, on DA Form 2404. The Item Number
column is the source for the numbers used on the TM Number column on DA Form 2404.
UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
1. The item numbers of the table indicate the sequence of the PMCS. Perform at the intervals shown below:
a. Do your (Q) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE quarterly. (every three months).
b. Do your (S) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE semi-annually (every six months).
2. If something doesnt work, troubleshoot it according to the instructions in this manual or the commercial manual or
notify your supervisor.
3. Always do your preventive maintenance In the same order, so it gets to be a habit. Once youve had some
practice, youll spot anything wrong In a hurry.
4. If anything looks wrong and you cant fix it, write it down on your DA Form 2404. If you find something seriously
wrong, report it to direct support as soon as possible.
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 Is toxic and flammable. Wear protective goggles and gloves and use only In
well ventilated areas. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothes and dont breath vapors. Do not use near
open flame or excessive heat. The flash point Is 100 F - 138 F (38 C- 59 C). If you become dizzy while
using cleaning solvent, get fresh air Immediately and get medical aid. If contact with eyes is made, wash
your eyes with water and get medical aid immediately.
Compressed air, used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi. Use only with effective chip guarding
and personnel protective equipment (goggles/shield/gloves, etc.).
a. Keep it clean: Dirt, grease, oil and debris only get in the way and may cover up a serious problem. Clean
as you work and as needed. Use dry cleaning solvent (P-D-680) to clean metal surfaces. Use soap and
water when you clean rubber or plastic material.