c . Item to be Inspected. This column identifies the general area or specific part where the check or service is
to be done.
d. Procedures. This column lists the checks or service you have to do and explains how to do them.
4-12. Reporting Deficiencies. If you discover any problem with the equipment during PMCS that you are
unable to correct, it must be reported. Refer to DA Pam 738-750 and report the deficiency using the proper forms.
Table 4-1. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS).
H - Hours of operation
M - Monthly
Item to be inspected
Fuel Strainer and Filters
Before performing any maintenance that
requires climbing on or under trailer, set
trailer handbrakes, chock wheels, and lower
rear leg prop. Injury to personnel could
result from trailer suddenly rolling or tipping.
Inspect generator set for fuel and oil leaks, loose
or missing components and hardware, and
unusual wear or deterioration. Clean generator
Fuel system must be above freezing
temperature when draining water and
sediment from strainer, filters, and tank.
Open drains on fuel strainer, and primary and
secondary filters. Drain water and sediment into
a suitable container (table 3-2, TM 5-6115-584-
12). Allow to drain until fuel runs clean.
Open drain on fuel tank and drain water and
sediment into a suitable container (table 3-2,
TM 5-6115-584-12). Allow to drain until fuel runs
Clean or replace, as necessary, fuel strainer
in bottom of fuel pump (table 4-1,