GENERAL PMCS PROCEDURES (Con't).
(2) Welds. Inspect for gaps where parts are welded together. Report bad welds to your supervisor.
(3) Electric Wires or Connectors. Inspect for cracked or broken insulation, bare wires, and loose or
broken connectors. Make repairs or replace as required.
(4) Hoses, Lines, and Fittings. Inspect for wear, damage, and leaks. Ensure that clamps and fittings
are tight. if a leak originates from a loose fitting or connector, tighten If, If a component is broken or worn, correct
problem if authorized by the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) (Appendix B), if not authorized, report it to your
4-10. SPECIFIC PMCS PROCEDURES.
a. Organizational PMCS are provided in Table 4-1. Always perform PMCS in the order listed. Once it
becomes a habit, anything that is not right can be spotted in a minute. if anything wrong is discovered through PMCS,
perform the appropriate troubleshooting task in Section IV of this chapter. if any component or system is not
serviceable, or if a given service does not correct the problem, notify your supervisor.
b. Before performing preventive maintenance, read all the checks required for the applicable interval and
prepare tools needed to make all checks. Have several clean rags (Item 20, Appendix E) handy. Perform ALL
inspections at the applicable interval.
c. The columns in Table 4-1 are defined as follows:
(1) Item No. Provides a logical sequence for PMCS to be performed and is used as a source of
item numbers for the "TM ITEM NO" column on DA Form 2404 in recording PMCS results.
(2) Interval. Specifies interval at which PMCS is to be performed.
(3) Item To Be Inspected. Lists the system and common name of items that are to be inspected.
(4) Procedures, Tells you how to do the required check or service.
Table 4-1. Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS).
ITEM TO BE
Perform Operator/Crew PMCS prior to or along with
Organizational PMCS if:
There is a delay between the daily operation of
the equipment and the organizational PMCS.
b. The regular operator is not assisting/participat-
AND AIR LINES
Check air reservoirs and air lines for damage and tight connections.
a. Check all hydraulic lines for leaks, kinks, bends, cracks, and
presence of mounting clamps.