PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
The following PMCS tables have been provided so you can keep your equipment in good
operating condition and ready for its primary mission.
Warnings and cautions appear before applicable procedures. You must observe these
WARNINGS and CAUTIONS to prevent serious injury to yourself and others and to prevent your
equipment from being damaged.
There are no lubrication requirements.
Item Number Column. Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form
2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), or applicable service equivalent,
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 listed.
Interval Column. This column tells you when you must do the procedure in the procedure
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.
Location, Item to Check/Service Column. This column provides the location and the item to be
checked or serviced. The item location is underlined.
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.
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 do check or service
procedures that show faults listed in this column, do not operate the equipment. Follow standard
operating procedures for maintaining the equipment or reporting equipment failure.
Other Table Entries. Be sure to observe all special information and notes that appear in your