OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
CHECKS AND SERVICES
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) means systematic caring, inspecting and servicing of equipment
to keep it in good condition and to prevent breakdowns. As the operator of the 200 GPM filter-separator, your mission is
Be sure to perform your PMCS each time you operate the 200 GPM filter-separator. Always do your PMCS in
the same order so it gets to be a habit. Once you've had some practice, you'll quickly spot anything wrong.
Do your BEFORE (B) PMCS just before your operate the equipment. Pay attention to WARNINGs, CAUTIONs
Do your DURING (D) PMCS while you operate the equipment. During operation means to monitor the
equipment and its related components while it is actually being operated. Pay attention to WARNINGs,
CAUTIONs and NOTEs.
Do your AFTER (A) PMCS right after operation. Pay attention to WARNINGs, CAUTIONs and NOTEs.
Use DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Work sheet) to record any faults that you discover
before, during, or after operation, unless you can fix them. You DO NOT need to record faults that you fix.
prepared to assist unit maintenance when required.
2-3. EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES.
Your Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services, Table 2-1, lists inspections and care required to keep your
equipment in good operating condition. It is set up so you can make BEFORE (B) OPERATION checks as you
walk around the equipment.
The "INTERVAL" column of Table 2-1 tells you when to do a certain check or service.
The "LOCATION, ITEM TO CHECK/SERVICE" column of Table 2-1 tells you the name of the item to be checked
or serviced and where the item is located.