doors. A fire extinguisher must be
positioned adjacent t o the area where
To prevent injury to personnel, avoid
excessive inhalation of vapors. All cleaning
cleaning and stenciling procedures are
and stenciling procedures must be per-
formed in a well-ventilated room or out-
Section Ill. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
b. During-Operation Service. While driving, the
driver of the towing vehicle should be alert for any
Preventive maintenance is the systematic care,
unusual noises, steering irregularities, or any other
inspection, and servicing of equipment to maintain
indications of malfunction of any part of the
it in serviceable condition and assure maximum
operational readiness. Daily preventive main-
c. After-Operation Service. This service consists
t e n a n c e is accomplished by the equipment
of correcting any operating deficiencies.
operator. The operator's role in the performance of
d. Specific Procedures for the Operator.
preventive-maintenance service is to perform the
Table 3-1 gives the specific procedures to be
daily service each day the equipment is operated.
performed on the materiel by the operator in the
3-4. Checks and Services
daily service. The operation performed by the
a. Before-Operation Service. This is a check to
operator in the daily service is indicated by a
see if conditions affecting the materiel's readiness
sequence number in the appropriate column op-
have changed since the last after-operation service.
posite the procedures.