Table 2-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS)
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
PROCEDURES: CHECK FOR AND HAVE
B D A
RRPAIRED. FILLED. OR ADJUSTED AS NEEDED
An assistant is required while
checking the brake lights.
a. Check for damage and presence of
One or more lights
b. If tactical situation permits,
connect intervehicular cable to the
towing vehicle. Operate the vehicle
light switch through all settings and
check the lights.
a. Inspect kingpin for cracks and
broken, or missing
Cracked upper fifth
b. Inspect upper fifth wheel plate
for cracks and dents.
a. When cranking landing leg, check that
each leg moves smoothly and does not bind.
Pull out handcrank and check for high
speed operation. Push in for low speed
landing leg foot for secure mounting.
Check that handcrank holder stows
handcrank securely. Make sure other
leg moves equally with side being