GENERAL PMCS PROCEDURES CONTINUED
C AU T I O N
Be especially careful when cleaning electrical system components including lighting.
Damage or impaired operation could result if this caution is not observed.
a. Keep Equipment Clean. Dirt, grease, oil, and debris may cover up a serious problem. Clean as you work
and as needed. Use Cleaning Compound, Solvent, Type III (WP 0303, Item 6) on all metal surfaces. Use
Detergent, General Purpose, Liquid (WP 0303, Item 8) and water when you clean rubber, plastic, and
painted surfaces. Spot paint as required to prevent corrosion.
b. Bolts, Nuts, and Screws. Ensure that they are not loose, missing, bent, or broken. Report loose, missing,
or damaged bolts, nuts, and screws to your supervisor.
Welds. Look for loose or chipped paint, rust, or gaps where parts are welded together. Report bad welds to
d. Electrical Wires and Connectors. Look for cracked or broken insulation, bare wires, and loose or broken
connectors. Report loose connections and faulty wiring to your supervisor.
e. Hoses, Lines, and Fittings. Look for wear and damage. Check for loose clamps and fittings. Report any
worn, damaged, or loose hoses, lines, and fittings to your supervisor.
C AU T I O N
Operation is allowable with Class I and Class II leakage. WHEN IN DOUBT, NOTIFY
YOUR SUPERVISOR. When operating with Class I or Class II leaks, check fluid levels
more frequently. Class III leaks must be reported immediately to your supervisor. Failure
to do this will result in damage to machine and/or components.
Leakage Definitions for PMCS
Leakage indicated by wetness or discoloration, but not great enough to
Leakage great enough to form drops, but not enough to cause drops to
drip from the item being checked/inspected.
Leakage great enough to form drops that fall from the item being
N OT E
Refer to Lubrication Order 5-2410-241-13 for tables, localized views, and procedural
1. Recommended intervals are based on normal conditions of operation, temperature, and humidity. When
operating under extreme conditions, lubricants should always be changed more frequently. When in doubt,
notify your supervisor.
2. Keep all lubricants in a closed container and store in a clean, dry place away from extreme heat or cold. Keep
container covers clean and DO NOT allow dust, dirt, or other foreign material to mix with lubricants. Keep all
lubrication equipment clean and ready for use.
3. Maintain a good record of all lubrication performed and report any problems noted during lubrication. Refer to
DA PAM 750-8 for maintenance forms and procedures to record and report any findings.