SPECIFIC PMCS PROCEDURES (Con't)
Leakage Definitions for Operator/Crew PMCS
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not
great enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops, but not great
enough to cause drops to drip from item being inspected.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from item
When operating with Class I or Class II leaks, continue to check fluid levels in
addition to that required in PMCS. Parts without fluid will stop working or may be
Equipment operation is allowed with minor (Class I or II) leakage. Fluid levels in an item/system affected with such
leakage must be checked more frequently than required in PMCS. When in doubt, notify your supervisor.
Report Class III leaks IMMEDIATELY to your supervisor.
Table 2-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS).
B - Before
D - During
A - After
W - Weekly
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
EQUIPMENT IS NOT
PROCEDURE: CHECK FOR AND HAVE REPAIRED,
FILLED, OR ADJUSTED AS NEEDED
Perform (W) as well as (B) PMCS if:
You are the assigned operator but have
not used semitrailer since the last weekly.
You are using the semitrailer for the first
MAKE THE FOLLOWING WALKAROUND CHECKS
Visually check for loose, missing, or damaged
Check lights (1) and reflectors (2) for conditions and
Running, stop, or turn lights do
Visually check for bent, cracked or broken frame.
Any broken frame.
Visually check ramp outer rear clips for damage.
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