PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) PROCEDURES
NOT FULLY MISSION
Review all WARNINGs, CAUTIONs, and NOTEs before per-
forming PMCS and operating the machine.
Perform all PMCS checks if:
a. You are the assigned operator but have not operated the
machine since the last weekly checks.
b. You are operating the machine for the first time.
Unless otherwise indicated, perform PMCS with machine
parked on level ground, parking brake applied, transmission in
N (Neutral), blade lowered to the ground, wheels blocked, and
engine shut down.
If leakage is detected during performance of PMCS, further
investigation is required to determine location and cause of
Never disconnect any charging system circuit or battery
when engine is running. A spark could cause an explosion
from the flammable vapor mixture of hydrogen and oxygen
released from the electrolyte in the battery. Failure to follow
this warning could result in personnel injury.
a. Check electrolyte level, specific
gravity on maintainable batteries
and perform battery load test on
both batteries (TM 9-6140-200-14).
b. Clean tops of both batteries.
Inspect all belts for wear and loose-
ness. Adjust or install new belts as
Drain and refill engine oil and install
Adjust service brakes (WP 0313 00).