Section II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
2-11. PMCS INTRODUCTION
This section provides information to guide the vehicle Operator/Crew in performing required
PMCS functions. Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services lists and
describes PMCS procedures applicable to all models of the vehicle and specifies
maintenance intervals to ensure that the vehicle is ready to perform the intended mission.
Tables 2-2 and 2-3 list and describe PMCS procedures applicable to specific models of
the vehicle and specify maintenance intervals to ensure that the vehicle is ready to perform
the intended mission.
2-12. PMCS PROCEDURES
Tables 2-1 through 2-3. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
(Operator/Crew PMCS) are provided so you can keep your vehicle in good operating
condition and ready for the primary mission.
b. Warnings and Cautions.
Always observe the WARNINGS and CAUTIONS
appearing in your PMCS table. WARNINGS and CAUTIONS appear before applicable
procedures. You must observe these WARNINGS and CAUTIONS to prevent serious
injury to yourself and others or prevent your vehicle from being damaged.
c. Explanation of Table Entries.
(1) Item Number Column. Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing
DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), include the Item
Number for the Check/Service indicating a fault. Item Numbers also appear in the order
that you must perform Checks and Services for the intervals listed.
(2) Interval Column. This column tells you when you must perform the procedure in the
procedure column. BEFORE procedures must be performed before you operate or use
the vehicle. DURING procedures must be performed during operation of the vehicle.
AFTER procedures must be performed immediately after you have operated the vehicle.
Weekly procedures must be performed every seven days. Monthly procedures must be
performed approximately every 30 days.
(3) Location Item to Check/Service Column. This column provides the location and the
Item(s) to be checked or serviced.
(4) Procedure Column. This column provides the procedure to check or to service the
item(s) listed in the check/service column.