ARMY TM 10-8340-224-13
AIR FORCE TO 35E5-6-1
SECTION II. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
2-3. INTRODUCTION. The TEMPER components must be inspected
regularly to find and correct defects. Record all defects found
during the performance of PMCS and the steps taken to correct
them on a DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance
Worksheet. Instructions for reporting /correcting noted
deficiencies are contained in DA Pam 738-750
a. General. Table 2-3 (PMCS Table) has been provided so you
can keep your equipment in good operating condition and ready for
its 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 to prevent your equipment 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 do checks and services for the intervals
(2) Interval column. This column tells you when you
must do the procedure in the procedure column. BEFORE procedures
must be done before you operate or use the equipment for its
intended mission. DURING procedures must be done during the time
you are operating or using the equipment for its intended
mission. AFTER procedures must be done immediately after you have
operated or used the equipment.
check/service column. This column
provides the location and the item to be checked or serviced. The
item location is underlined.
(4) Procedure column. This column gives the procedure
you must do to check or service the item listed in the
Check/Service column to know if the equipment is ready or
available for its intended mission or for operation. You must do
the procedure at the time stated in the interval column.