Section III. UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES.
This section provides a list of periodic maintenance checks to be performed at specified intervals. Table
4-2, Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services, provides
to be performed
Unit maintenance personnel. It expands on preventive maintenance performed by the operator. Services
allocated to Unit maintenance have been included.
a. Item Number column.
This column is a list of every check and service task in the PMCS. They are numbered in logical
order of performance, regardless of the interval. This column is to be used as a source of item
numbers for the TM Number Column on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance
Worksheet, in recording results of PMCS.
b. Interval column.
This column is subdivided into four categories: W-Weekly, M-Monthly, Q-Quarterly, and S-
Semiannually. A dot in the appropriate column signifies the interval at which a specific item needs
to be checked or serviced.
c. Item To Be Inspected column.
This column provides the name of the item to be checked or serviced.
d. Procedures column.
This column describes the procedures to check or service an item. It includes all the information to
perform the checks and services. It indicates tolerances where applicable, adjustment limits, and
reading levels, where required.