Section I. DESCRIPTION AND USE OF OPERATOR'S
CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
2-1. Operator's Controls and Indicators.
Section II. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
To ensure that the equipment is ready for operation at all times, it must be inspected systematically so
defects may be discovered and corrected before they result in serious damage or failure. The necessary preventive
maintenance checks and services (PMCS) that are to be performed by operator personnel are listed and described in
Before You Operate. Always keep in mind the CAUTIONS and WARNINGS. Perform your Before PMCS.
While You Operate. Always keep in mind the CAUTIONS and WARNINGS. Perform your During PMCS.
After You Operate. Be sure to perform your After PMCS.
If your equipment fails to operate, troubleshoot with proper equipment. Report any deficiencies using the
proper forms. See DA PAM 738-750.
2-3. Operator's Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services.
General. To extend the service life and obtain maximum performance of the equipment, the operator must
adhere to the schedule and instructions in table 2-1.
Item Number Column. Item numbers in this column indicate the order in which PMCS should be performed.
These numbers shall also be used as the item numbers for the TM Number column on DA Form 2404, Equipment
Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet, in recording results of PMCS.
Interval Column. Items to be inspected are indicated by an interval in the interval column.
Location Column. This column contains the name of the item to be checked or serviced.
Procedure Column. This column contains the concise procedures required to do the checks and services.