Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
c. Item to be Inspected Column. The items listed in this column are divided
2-7. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS).
into groups, i.e., "pump unit," "tank unit." Under these groupings, items to be
a. General This section contains the procedures and instructions
inspected are identified by the common name, i.e., "nozzles," "pump unit."
necessary to perform unit preventive maintenance checks and services. These
d. Procedures Column. This column briefly describes the procedure to be
services are to be performed by unit maintenance personnel with the assis-
tance, where practical, of the operator/crew who will clean and lubricate in
services, including appropriate tolerances, adjustment limits, and instrument
and gage readings.
b. Item Number Column. Checks and services are numbered in chrono-
logical order regardless of interval. Use this column as the source of item
numbers when recording PMCS results in the "TM Number" column on
DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet.
UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES - QUARTERLY SCHEDULE
Item to be
Perform operator preventive maintenance checks and ser-
vices and test the decontaminating apparatus (see
Check condition of paint on panels and repaint if necessary
(see TM 43-0139). Inspect for loose, missing, or damaged
nuts, bolts, and hardware. Inspect that parts are lubricated
properly. See that canvas cover is present.
Check that nameplates and identification plates are clean,
readable, and properly fastened. Check condition of stenciled