Table 4-1. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS).
H - Hours of operation
W - Weekly
M - Monthly
S - Semiannually
A - Annually
Data Plates and
Wheels and Tires
CIean air cleaner element whenever necessary
aS indicated by air filter condition
Replace any broken or cracked lenses or
Check for cuts, breaks, frayed wires and
Check security of mounting. Inspect for
Inspect for broken links or missing chain(s).
Replace any cracked, broken or missing
Make sure data plates are legible and securely
mounted. Replace illegible data plates.
Inspect landing leg and brace for bent or
Inspect leveling jacks for bent or broken parts.
Inspect shackles, bearings, pins, leaf springs
and spring eyes for damage and broken
Inspect mounting brackets for cracks or
loose or missing hardware.
Check for damaged axle tube.
b. Check for loose or missing U-bolts or nuts.
a. Check serviceability of tires as indicated
in TM 9-2610-200-24.
b. Tighten wheel stud nuts to 460 to 500
ft-lb (611 to 678 N-m).