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4-5. INSPECTING AND SERVICING EQUIPMENT (cont)
(2) Special procedures.
(a) Perform the preventive maintenance checks and services (table 4-1).
(b) Lubricate all lubrication points illustrated in the lubrication instructions, regardless of interval.
(c) Schedule "S" semiannual preventive maintenance service on DD Form 314 (Preventive Maintenance
Schedule and Record).
(d) Deficiencies, which appear to involve unsatisfactory design, will be reported in accordance with DA PAM
(e) Perform a "break in" of 25 miles (40.23 km) at a maximum speed of 30 mph (48.27 kph).
b. Before-Operation Service. This is a brief service to ascertain that the semitrailer is ready for operation; it is mainly
a check to see if conditions affecting the vehicle's readiness have changed since the last after operating service. Refer to
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services in chapter 2.
Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
To insure that the semitrailer is ready for operation at all times, it must be inspected within designated intervals so that
defects may be discovered and corrected before they result in serious damage or failure. Table 4-1 contains a tabulated
listing of preventive maintenance checks and services to be performed by organizational maintenance personnel. All
deficiencies and shortcomings will be recorded as well as the corrective action taken on DA Form 2404 at the earliest
4-7. ORGANIZATIONAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
a. The item numbers of table 4-1 indicate the sequence of the PMCS. Perform at the intervals shown below:
(1) Do your Quarterly (Q) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE once each three months.
(2) Do your Semiannual (S) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE once each six months.