Table 3-1. Operator/Crew PMCS (Cont.)
Air Reservoir Tanks
Pull reservoir drain cables to remove all
System is not drained of
Bolster Plate Drain
Check to make sure bolster plate drain holes
Bolster plate drain holes are
are not plugged with grease.
After operation, especially in mud, salt
Not accomplished when
environment, or fording conditions, flush out
mission permits or mission
axles, axle ends, suspension, landing gear,
underside/topside of semitrailer and stowage
box with clean, low-pressure water:
a. Clean and lubricate all parts as
specified in the Appendix C to make
sure water/debris is flushed out of
b. Check all electrical connections for
corrosion and security.
c. Make sure all painted surfaces are
touched up where necessary to prevent
Mission requirements, urgency,
safety, and common sense should
be considered in determining NMC
status of semitrailer.
Check all wheels for handhold cracks, cracks
Cracks or leakage is evident.
between and around stud holes, rust streaks
and grease stains . Notify Unit maintenance.
(See Appendix H-24.)
Frame and Decking
Perform a visual inspection of semitrailer for
evidence of corrosion and condition of upper
and lower deck wood. Visually check all welds
for rust and cracks. Notify Unit maintenance if
corrosion or deck damage is evident.