SECTION II. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS
AND SERVICES (PMCS)
Figure 2-2 (PMCS) routing diagram and table 2-2 (PMCS table) have been provided so
you can keep your equipment in good operating condition and ready for its primary
2.2.1 Warnings, Cautions. and Notes.
Always observe the WARNINGS and CAUTIONS appearing
in your PMCS table.
Warnings and cautions appear before applicable procedures.
You must observe these WARNINGS and CAUTIONS to prevent serious injury to yourself
and others or prevent your equipment from being damaged.
Explanation of Table Entries.
18.104.22.168 Item No. Column.
Numbers in this column are for reference.
DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), include the item
number for the check/service indicating a fault.
Item numbers also appear in the
order that you must do checks and services for the intervals listed.
numbers also correspond to the numbers on the routing diagram, figure 2-2.
22.214.171.124 Interval Column.
This column tells you when you must do the procedure in the
BEFORE procedures must be done before you operate the equipment
for its intended mission.
DURING procedures must be done during the time you are
operating the equipment for its intended mission.
AFTER procedures must be done
immediately after you have operated the equipment.
126.96.36.199 Location, Item to Check/Service Column.
This column provides the location and the
item to be checked or serviced.
The location is underlined.
188.8.131.52 Procedure Column.
This column gives the procedure you must do to check or
service the item listed in the Check/Service column to know if the equipment is
ready or available for its intended mission or for operation.
You must do the
procedure at the time stated in the interval column.
184.108.40.206 Not Fully Mission Capable if: Column.
Information in this column tells you what
faults will keep your equipment from being capable of performing its primary
If you make checks or service procedures that show faults listed in this
column, do not operate the equipment.
Follow standard operating procedures for
maintaining the equipment or reporting equipment failure.
2.2.3 Other Table Entries.
Be sure to observe all special information and notes that
appear in your table.
2.2.4 Special Instructions.
When a check and service procedure is required for both
weekly and before intervals, it is not necessary to do the procedure twice if the
equipment is operated during the weekly period.