Page 4-3. Section IV is superseded as follows:
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
item numbers for the "TM Item Number" column
on DA Form 2404 in recording results of PMCS.
To insure that the filter separator is ready for
b. Interval Columns. The columns headed "B",
operation at all times, it must be inspected system-
"D", "A", "W", and "M", will contain a dot ( q ) op-
atically so that the defects may be discovered and
posite the appropriate check indicating it is to be
corrected before they result in serious damage or
peformed Before, During, After, Weekly or Month-
failure. Defects discovered during operation of the
unit shall be noted for future corrections, to be
c. Combat Operability Column. A dot ( q ) in
made as soon as an operation has ceased. Stop oper-
the "C" column will identify combat operability
ation which would damage the equipment if oper-
checks for unit readiness reporting purposes.
ation were to continue. All deficiencies and short-
d. Item to be Inspected Column. The items
comings shall be recorded together with the
listed in this column are divided into groups and
corrective action taken on DA Form 2404, Equip-
identifies the items to be inspected.
ment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet, at
e. Procedures Column. This column contains a
the earliest opportunity. When performing your
brief description of the procedure by which the check
"Before Operation" (B) and "During Operation" (D)
is to be performed.
PMCS, always keep in mind the cautions and warn-
f. Equipment will be Reported Not Ready
ings. After operation, be sure to perform your (A)
(RED) Column. This column will contain the cri-
teria which will cause the equipment to be classi-
fied as not ready (RED) because of inability to per-
Preventive Maintenance Checks
form its primary mission.
Refer to table 4-1 for preventive maintenance
checks and services.
If the equipment must be kept in continuous oper-
ation, check and service only those items that can
a. Item Number Column. Checks and services
be checked and serviced without disturbing oper-
are numbered in chronological order regardless of
ation. Make the complete checks and services when
the equipment can be shut down.
interval. This column will be used as a source of
Table 4-1 Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Will be Reported
not Ready (RED) if:
W M Q S A B H MI
Water level sight
Inspect body of sight gage for
Sight gage is leaking, or
breaks and cracks, replace defective
evidence of cracks of any
sight gage or gasket.
Check if all manual operated
Manual operated valves
valves operate freely and stems
won't operate freely.
are not bent or broken. Replace
defective valves as necessary.
Check tank for rust, clean and paint