2-5. PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
Not Ready/Available. If a vehicle is not able to perform the mission,
equipment will be reported as not ready/available. Refer to DA Pam 738-750.
Correct Assembly or Stowage. Check each component for installation as
an assembly, in the right place, and with no missing parts.
2-6. FLUID LEAKAGE.
Wetness around seals, gaskets, fittings, or connections indicates leakage. A stain
also denotes leakage. If a fitting or connector is loose, tighten it. If broken or
defective, report it. Use the following as a guide:
Class I. Leakage indicated by wetness or discoloration, but not great
enough to form drops.
Class II. Leakage great enough to form drops, but not enough to cause
drops to drip from item being checked/inspected.
Class III. Leakage great enough to form drops that fall from the item
Operation is allowable with Class I or II leakage except for brake
system. Any brake fluid leakage must be reported. WHEN IN
DOUBT, NOTIFY YOUR SUPERVISOR. When operating with
Class I or II leaks, check fluid levels more frequently. Class III
leaks must be reported immediately to your supervisor or to unit
maintenance. Failure to do this will result in damage to vehicle
For lubrication requirements and procedures, refer to appendix G.
2-7. LUBRICATION REQUIREMENTS