2-5. PMCS PROCEDURES (Con't).
g. The columns in Table 2-1 are defined as follows:
(1) Item No. The number in this column shall be used as a source of item numbers for the
"TM ITEM NO. " column on DA Form 2404 in recording results of PMCS.
(2) Interval. Tells you when to do a certain check or service.
(3) Item To Be Inspected. Lists system and common names of items that are to be inspected,
Included in this column are specific servicing, inspection, replacement, or adjustment procedures to be
followed. Carefully follow these instructions. If you do not have the tools, or if the procedure tells you to, have
organizational maintenance do the work.
(4) Equipment Is Not Ready/Available If. This column tells you when and why the trailer cannot be
The terms "ready/available" and "mission-capable" refer to the same status: Trailer
is on hand and is able to perform its combat missions (AR 700-1 38).
Table 2-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS).
A - After
D - During
B - Before
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
Equipment is Not
PROCEDURE: Check for and have repaired,
filled or adjusted as needed.
T i r e s damaged or unservice-
a. Check tires for obvious damage such as cuts,
bruises, and bulges.
b. Check for apparent air leakage.
c. Remove any glass, nails, or stones.
d. Check tire pressure. Proper pressure is:
22 psi (152 kPa)
25 psi (172 kPa)
. Mud, snow,
18 psi (124 kPa)
Two or more wheel nuts loose
Check for missing or obviously loose wheel nuts.
MASTER CYLINDER, HYDRAULIC LINES, AND
BACKING PLATES (M416A1 )
Class Ill leaks evident.
for any evidence of brake fluid leaks at
cylinder, hydraulic lines, and backing
Leaks at backing plates indicate leaking