Table 2-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS)
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
PROCEDURES: CHECK FOR AND HAVE
REPAIRED, FILLED, OR ADJUSTED AS NEEDBD
A hot brake can cause serious burns.
Exercise extreme caution before
attempting to touch drum after use.
Slowly move hand toward drum. If
drum is overheated, radiated heat will
be felt before actually touching drum.
Drum is abnormally
e. Cautiously feel brake drums for
being abnormally hot or cold. An
abnormally hot drum indicates a possible
dragging or grabbing brake, or improperly
adjusted, dry, or defective wheel
indicates improper adjustment.
Wear protective goggles when opening
air reservoir drain cock and avoid
contact with the air stream.
a. Check air reservoir drain cock. It
should be closed. Close it if open.
b. Inspect air reservoirs for damage or
leaking or damaged.
evidence of leakage.
c. Open drain cock and drain