PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
To make sure that your vehicle 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 you,
organizational PMCS. The item numbers indicate the sequence of minimum inspection requirements. If you're operating
the vehicle and notice something wrong which could damage the equipment if you continue operation, stop operation
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.
ORGANIZATIONAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
1. The item numbers of the table indicate the sequence of the PMCS. Perform at the intervals shown below:
Do your (Q) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE quarterly (every three months).
Do your (S) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE semiannually (every six months).
Do your (A) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE annually (once every year).
Do your (B) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE biannually (once every two years).
Do your (H) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE at the hour interval listed.
Do your (Mi) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE at the mile interval listed.
2. If something doesn't work, troubleshoot it with the instructions in this manual or notify your supervisor.
3. Always do your preventive maintenance in the same order, so it gets to be a habit. Once you've had some
practice, you'll spot anything wrong in a hurry.
4. If anything looks wrong and you can't 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
area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothes and don't breathe vapors. Do not use near open flame or excessive heat. If
you become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, get fresh air immediately and get medical aid. If contact with skin or
clothing is made, flush with water. If contact with eyes is made, wash your eyes with water and get medical aid
Air - 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.).