Table 4-1. Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (Con't).
ITEM TO BE
a. Perform road test. Give special attention to items that were re-
paired or adjusted.
b. Be alert during road tests for any unusual noises.
A hot brake can cause serious burns. Exercise ex-
treme caution before attempting to touch brakedrum
after use. Slowly move hand toward brakedrum. If
brakedrum Is overheated, radiated heat will be felt be-
fore actually touching drum.
An overheated brakedrum and hub indicates an im-
properly adjusted or defective brake or wheel bear-
ing. An abnormally cool condition Indicates an inop-
c. Immediately after road test, cautiously feel brakedrums and hubs
for abnormal heat.
Dry cleaning solvent, P-D-680, is toxic and flammable.
Always wear protective goggles and gloves, and use
only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin,
eyes, and clothes, and DO NOT breathe vapors. DO
NOT use near open flame or excessive heat. The sol-
vent's flash point is 100F-138F (38C-59C). If you
become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immedi-
ately get fresh air and medical help. If solvent contacts
eyes, immediately wash your eyes and get medical
Check RFI shielding in door openings and RFI gaskets on removable
door post. This shielding must be kept clean at all times to provide a
good bond. Ensure that jambs and thresholds are free of dust, dirt,
and grease. Use fine steel wool (Item 30, Appendix E) to remove ac-
cumulated grease and grime, then wash with dry cleaning solvent