SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
Drycleaning solvent PD-680 is both toxic and flammable. Avoid prolonged breathing of
vapors and avoid skin contact. Do not use near open flame or excessive heat. Flash
point of solvent is 138F (59C). Serious illness, injury, or loss of life could result from
When you are doing any PMCS or routine checks, keep in mind the warnings and
Routine checks, like those listed below, are not listed in the PMCS checks. They are things that you
should do any time you see they must be done. If you find a routine check in your PMCS, it is because
other operators reported problems with this item.
Keep it Clean. Dirt, grease, oil, and debris only get in the way and may cover up a serious problem.
Clean as you work and as needed. Use drycleaning solvent PD-680 to clean metal surfaces. Use soap
and water when cleaning rubber or plastic material.
Bolts, Nuts, and Screws. Check that they are not loose, missing, bent, or broken. You can't try them
all with a tool but look for chipped paint, bare metal, or rust around boltheads. Tighten any that you
Welds. Look for loose or chipped paint, rust, or gaps where parts are welded together. If you find a
bad weld, report it to direct support.
Electric Wires and Connectors. Look for cracked or broken insulation, bare wires, and loose or
broken connectors. Tighten loose connections and make sure wires are in good condition.
Hoses and Lines. Look for wear, damage, and leaks. Make sure clamps and fittings are tight. If a leak
comes from a loose fitting or connector, tighten it. If something is broken or worn out, either correct it
or report it to direct support (refer to MAC).
PMCS COLUMN DESCRIPTION
Item No. The order that PMCS should be performed, and also used as a source of item numbers for
the TM number column on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet, when
Interval Tells when each task is to be performed.
Item to be Inspected Lists the checks to be performed.