PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) GENERAL
To make sure that your vehicle is ready for operation at all times, inspect it systematically so you can discover any
defect and have them corrected before they result in serious damage or failure. the item number indicates the sequence
of minimum inspection requirements. If you are operating the vehicle and notice something wrong which could damage
the equipment if you continue operation, stop operation immediately . 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.
UNIT MAINTENANCE PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
The item numbers of the table indicates the sequence of the PMCS. Perform at the intervals shown below.
Do your (H) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE at the hour interval listed.
Do your ( Q ) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE quarterly (once every 3 months).
If something does not work, troubleshoot it according to the instructions in this manual or notify your supervisor.
Always do your preventive maintenance in the same order, so it gets to be a habit. Once you have had some
practice, you will spot anything wrong in a hurry.
If anything looks wrong and you cant fix it, write it down on your DA Form 2404 If you find something seriously
wrong report it to intermediate direct support as soon as possible.