3-10. GENERAL SERVICE AND INSPECTION PROCEDURES
While performing specific PMCS procedures, make sure items are
correctly assembled, secure, not worn, and serviceable as defined below:
(1) An item is CORRECTLY ASSEMBLED when it is in proper position and
all parts are present.
(2) When wires, nuts, washers, hoses, or attaching hardware cannot
be moved by hand, or wrench, they are SECURE.
(3) An item is WORN if there is too much play between joining parts
or when marking data, warning, and caution plates are not readable.
(4) An item is UNSERVICEABLE if it is worn beyond repair and is
likely to fail before the next scheduled inspection.
Refer to TM 9-232-280-10 for general vehicle cleaning instructions.
3-11. UNIT PMCS PROCEDURES
The unit preventive maintenance for the components of the EES kit is
provided below in table 3-1.
The checks and services listed are arranged
in logical order requiring minimal time and effort on your part.
The columns on the PMCS schedule provide the following information:
(1) Item Number.
Provides logical order for PMCS performance and is
used as a source number for DA Form 2404, on which your PMCS results will
Shows a bullet (o) opposite each item number to
indicate when that check is to be performed.
The bullet will be repeated
when consecutive items are to be inspected during the same interval.
Interval columns include:
(a) SEMIANNUALLY (S) checks are to be performed every 6
(b) ANNUALLY (A) checks are to be performed every year;
(c) BIENNIALLY (B) checks are to be performed every 2 years.
PMCS for designated intervals are performed
under usual operating conditions.
be performed more frequently when operating
under unusual conditions.
(3) Item To Be Inspected. Lists the system, common name, or
location of item to be inspected.
Provides instructions for inspection, replacement,
or adjustment, and in some cases, having item repaired at a higher level.
Refer to TM 9-232-280-20 for general vehicle service and inspection