be checked and serviced without disturbing oper-
ation. Make the complete checks and cervices when
If the equipment must be kept in continuous oper-
the equipment can be shut down.
ation, check and service only those items that can
Table 3-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
NOTE: Within designated interval, these checks are to be performed in the order listed.
C--Combat Operability Checks
Equipment Will Be
Reported Not Ready
Item to be
Check for and have repaired
or adjusted as necessary
Make a visual check for leaks, loose
Leaking, loose con-
or missing bolts in cover assembly
nections or missing
and other connections.
Stuck or leaks.
Insure that all valves operate freely
and don't leak.
Check band reading to insure pressure
reading in below the RED BAND on the
gage. If in YELLOW, change elements
Insure the ground wire is connected
Loose or broken.
properly and is not broken.
Water Level Sight
Check to insure ball floats freely.
Insure gaskets are in place and not
Insure dust caps and plugs are in-
Dust caps & Plugs
stalled after operation. If not installed,
flush discharge hose before operation.
Check Tank & Frame for dents,
Frame is broken or
Tank & Frame
mounting bolts are
breaks and loose mounting bolts.
broken or missing.