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Section Ill. UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
4-6. GENERAL PMCS is performed upon receipt and quarterly thereafter. Record all defects found during the performance
of PMCS and, if applicable, the steps taken to correct them, on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance
Worksheet. Instructions for reporting/correcting noted deficiencies are contained in DA PAM 738-750.
4-7. UNIT PMCS PROCEDURES. Table 4-1 lists the specific PMCS that must be performed by unit maintenance personnel
on a quarterly schedule.
a. Purpose. PMCS is accomplished to ensure that the equipment is ready for use at all times and all deficiencies are
corrected promptly. These checks and services are designed to help you find and correct defects before the equipment is
damaged or fails to operate.
b. Item No. Column. Item numbers in the first column indicate the order in which things are to be done. Use the PMCS
table item number column to get the numbers for the TM Item No. column of DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and
c. Item To Be Inspected/Serviced Column. A description of the item to be inspected or serviced.
d. Procedure Column. Procedure to be performed by unit maintenance personnel.
e. Equipment is Not Ready/Available Column. Contains the criteria that will cause the equipment to be classified as not
ready/available because of inability to perform its combat mission.
Table 4-1. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS)
Section IV. UNIT TROUBLESHOOTING
4-8. GENERAL Table 4-2 lists common malfunctions of the equipment and contains instructions for unit personnel
diagnosing and correcting each malfunction. Perform the indicated steps in the order listed.
This manual cannot list all malfunctions that may occur. If a malfunction is either not
listed or cannot be corrected by the indicated corrective actions, notify your supervisor.
Unit troubleshooting procedures for the M2 burner unit are outlined in TM 10-7360-204-13&P for the M2 and
TM 10-7310-281-13&P for the MBU.
Item To Be
M2 Burner Unit
Refer to TM 10-7360-204-13&P
Modern Burner Unit (MBU)
Refer to TM 10-7310-281-13&P