2-6. GENERAL PMCS PROCEDURES (Cont).
(2) Welds. Inspect for gaps where parts are welded together. Check for loose or chipped paint, rust,
and cracks. Report bad welds to Unit maintenance.
(3) Electric Conduit, Wires, and Connectors. Inspect for cracked or broken conduit insulation, bare
wires, and loose or broken connectors. Report boss connections and faulty wiring to Unit maintenance.
(4) Hoses, Lines, and Fittings. Inspect for wear, damage, and leaks. Ensure that clamps and fittings
are tight. Report any damage, leaks, or loose clamps and fittings to Unit maintenance.
c. Check that components are adequately lubricated in accordance with Chapter 3, Section 1.
2-7. SPECIFIC PMCS PROCEDURES.
a. Operator/Crew PMCS are provided in Table 2-1. Always perform PMCS in order listed. Once PMCS
procedures become a habit, anything that is not right can be spotted quickly.
b. Before performing PMCS, read all the checks required for the appicable interval and prepare all the tools
needed. Have several clean rags (Item 11, Appendix E) handy. Perform ALL inspections at the applicable interval.
c. If anything wrong is discovered through PMCS, perform the appropriate troubleshooting task in Chapter
3, Section Il. If any component or system is not serviceable, or if a given service does not correct the problem, notify
d. The columns in Table 2-1 are defined as follows:
(1) Item No. Provides a logical sequence for PMCS to be performed and is used as a source of item
numbers for the TM ITEM NO. column when recording PMCS results on DA Form 2404.
(2) Internal. Specifies the interval at which PMCS is to be performed.
(3) Item To Be Inspected. List the system and common name of each item that is to be inspected.
Included in this column are specific servicing, inspection, replacement, or adjustment procedures to be followed.
The terms ready/available and mission-capable refer to same status:
Equipment is on hand and is able to perform its combat missions (AR 700-138).
(4) Equipment is Not Ready/Available if: Explains when the dolly set is not mission-capable.
2-8. LEAKAGE DEFINITIONS.
a. It is important to know how fluid leakage affects the status of the dolly set. Following are type/classes
of leakage an operator must know to determine whether the dolly set is mission-capable. Learn these leakage
definitions. When in doubt, notify your supervisor.
Leakage Definitions for Operator/Crew PMCS:
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not
great enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops, but not great enough
to cause drops to drip from item being inspected.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item