Other Table Entries. Observe all special information, warnings, cautions, and notes that appear in the table.
Guidelines to Keep in Mind While Performing PMCS.
If something does not work, troubleshoot it with the instructions in this manual and notify your supervisor.
Always do the PMCS in the same order so it gets to be a habit. Once you have had some practice, you will
spot anything wrong in a hurry.
If anything looks wrong and you cannot fix it, write it on your DA Form 2404. If you find something seriously
wrong, report it to unit maintenance right now.
When doing the PMCS, take along the tools needed for the checks and a rag or two (Appx. D, item 40).
P-D-680 type II dry-cleaning solvent is hazardous to health. Wear protective
clothing and eye protection when using. Do not expose to high temperatures over
130°F (55°C). Use only in a well-ventilated area.
Keep it clean-Dirt, grease, oil, and debris only get in the way and may cover up a serious problem. Clean
while working and as needed. Use dry-cleaning solvent (SD-2) (Appx. D, item 16) on all metal surfaces.
Use soap and water when you clean rubber or plastic material.
Bolts, nuts, and screws-Check them all for obvious looseness, missing, bent, or broken condition. You
cannot try them all with a tool, of course, but look for chipped paint, bare metal, or rust around bolt heads.
If you find one you think is loose tighten it, or report to unit maintenance if you cannot tighten it.
Welds-Look for loose or chipped paint, rust, or gaps where parts are welded together. If you find a bad
weld, report it to unit maintenance.
Electric wires and connectors-Look for cracked or broken insulation, bare wires, and loose or broken
connectors. Tighten loose connectors and ensure the wires are in good shape.