Equipment is not ready/available if: column. This column tells you when and why your equipment cannot be used.
Always do your PMCS in the same order so it gets to be a habit. Once youve had some practice, youll spot
anything wrong in a hurry.
When you do your PMCS, take along a rag or two.
While performing PMCS, observe CAUTIONS and WARNINGS preceding those operations which could endanger
your safety or result in damage to the equipment.
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 breathe 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.
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 soap and water when you clean rubber or plastic material.
Bolts, nuts, and screws: Check that they are not loose, missing, bent or broken. You cant try them all with a tool
of course, but look for chipped paint, bare metal, or rust around bolt heads. Tighten any bolt, nut, or screw that
you find loose.
Welds: Look for loose or chipped paint, rust, or gaps where parts are welded together. If you find a bad weld,
report it to unit maintenance.