Section IV. UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
4.8 INTRODUCTION TO UNIT PMCS TABLE.
Table 4-3 (PMCS table) has been provided so you can keep your equipment in good operating condition and ready
for its primary mission.
4.8.1 Warnings. Cautions. and Notes. Always observe the WARNINGS, CAUTIONS and NOTES appearing in
your PMCS table. Warnings and cautions appear before applicable procedures. You must observe WARNINGS to
prevent serious injury to yourself and others. You must observe CAUTlONS to prvent your equipment from being
damaged. You must observe NOTES to ensure procedures are performed properly.
4.8.2 Explanation of Table Entries.
Item No. 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 num-
bers also appear in the order that you must do checks and services for the intervals listed.
188.8.131.52 Interval Column. This column tells you when you must do the procedure in the procedure column. Perform
procedures such as Monthly or Quarterly at the listed calendar interval. Perform procedures designated by number of
hours when the equipment has been operated for that many hours.
184.108.40.206 Location. Item to be Checked or Serviced Column. This column lists the item to be checked or serviced.
220.127.116.11 Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure for checking or servicing the item listed in the item
to check/service column. You must perform the procedure to know if the generator set 150 kW is ready or available
for its intended mission or operation. You must do the procedure at the time stated in the interval column.
18.104.22.168 Not Fully Mission Capable if: Column. Information in this column tells you what faults will keep your
equipment from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you make checks or services that show faults
listed in this column, do not operate the equipment.
4.8.3 Other Table Entries. Be sure to observe all special information and notes that appear in your table.
4.8.4 Special Instructions. Preventive maintenance is not limited to performing the checks and services listed in
the PMCS table. Refer to figure 4-5 for PMCS routing. Covering unused receptacles, stowing unused accessories,
and other routine procedures such as equipment inventory, cleaning components, and touch-up painting are not
listed in the table. These are things you should do any time you see that they need to be done. If a routine check is
listed in the PMCS table, it is because experience has shown that problems may occur with this item. Take along
the tools and cleaning cloths needed to perform the required checks and services.