Table 2-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS)
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
B D A
PROCEDURES: CHECK FOR AND HAVE
REPAIRED, FILLED, OR ADJUSTED AS NEEDED
Perform Before (B) PMCS if:
Your are the assigned operator, but
have not used the semitrailer since
the last inspection.
You are using the semitrailer for
the first time.
Perform the following
inspections/checks, prior to
connecting the semitrailer to
the towing vehicle.
a. Check tire pressure (including
Two tires on one
spare, if applicable) when tires are
axle flat, missing
Hard Road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 psi
Cross-Country . .. . . . . . . 35 psi
One tire flat,
Mud or Sand . . . . . . . . . 35psi
b. Check tires for cuts, foreign
objects or unusual tread wear. Remove
any stones from between tires.
Left wheel nuts are turned
counterclockwise to tighten and
clockwise to loosen. Right wheel
nuts are turned clockwise to
tighten and counterclockwise to