Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (Cont)
f. Air System Components. Look for worn, damaged, or leaking
components. Make sure clamps and fittings are tight. If a leak comes from a
loose fitting or connector, tighten it. If component is damaged or worn out, repair
or replace per applicable procedure.
g. Damage. Damage is defined as any condition that affects safety or would
make the truck unserviceable for mission requirements.
2-93. PMCS WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS.
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 or prevent
equipment being damaged.
2-94. EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES.
If an item or component being inspected is inoperable or damaged,
either troubleshoot by following instructions in troubleshooting section of this
manual or repair and/or replace as described in related maintenance task.
When doing preventive maintenance, take along tools and supplies
needed to make all checks, including a clean cloth or two.
The following is a breakdown of the PMCS table:
1. Item No. Column. Checks and services are numbered in a logical
order for moving around the vehicle.
2. Interval Column. This column identifies when the
PMCS should be performed.
a. Perform (A-After Operations) checks right after operating vehicle.
b. Perform (D-During Operations) checks during operation of vehicle.
c. Perform (W-Weekly) checks weekly.
d. Perform (M-Monthly) checks monthly.
3. Item To Be Inspected Procedure Column. This column
identifies item to be inspected and contains all information
required to do check/inspection. A digital photo is supplied to
aid user in identifying items. Whenever replacement is
recommended, reference is made to applicable maintenance
4. Not Mission Capable If Column. This column contains a brief
statement of condition that would cause vehicle to be less than
fully ready to perform its assigned mission.