Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (Con't).
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
PROCEDURE: Check for and have Repaired, Filled, or
NO. B D A W M Adjusted as required.
CURBSIDE OF SEMITRAILER (Con't)
Make operational checks after cou-
pling semitrailer to tractor (see para-
An assistant operator is required to
perform m a n y o f t h e f o l l o w i n g
Landing gear is dam
a. Check landing gear for damage and proper
a g e d o r will no
b. Check that tractor intervehicular electrical
cable and air connections are properly made
c. Check operation of all lights (see
TM 9-2320-273-10 or TM 9-2320-283-10).
Service brakes fail to
d. Test brake system by actuating the service
Air leaks are found.
e. With semitrailer coupled to tractor, have an
assistant actuate the service brakes. Listen for
air leaks at air couplings, and at brake valves
and air reservoirs.