SECTION IV. UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
Table 4-1 (Unit PMCS table) has been provided
so you can keep your equipment
in good operating condition and ready
for its primary mission.
a. Warnings. Cautions, and Notes. Always observe the WARNINGS and CAUTIONS appearing in your PMCS
table. Warnings and cautions appear before applicable procedures. You must observe these WARNINGS and
CAUTIONS to prevent serious injury to yourself and others or to prevent your equipment from being damaged.
b. Explanation of Table Entries.
Item No. Column. Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 2404 (Equipment
Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), include the item number for the check/service indicating a fault.
Item numbers also appear in the order that you must do checks and services for the intervals listed.
Interval Column. This column tells you when you must do the procedure in the procedure column.
Item to be Checked or Serviced Column. This column describes the item to be checked or serviced.
Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure you must do to check or service the item listed in
the Item to be Checked or Serviced column to know if the equipment is ready or available for its intended
mission or for operation. You must do the procedure at the time stated in the interval column.
Not Fully Mission Capable if: Column. Information in this column tells you what faults will keep your
equipment from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you make checks or service procedures
that show faults listed in this column, do not operate the equipment. Follow standard operating procedures
for maintaining the equipment or reporting equipment failure.
c Other Table Entries. Be sure to observe all special information and notes that appear in your table.