Table 4-1. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (cont).
H - Hours of operation
Item to be inspected
Data Plates and Markings
Support Leg Assembly
Rear Leg Prop Assembly
Wheels and Tires
Make sure data plates are legible and secure.
Replace illegible data plates (page 4-236,
Inspect brackets and leg for bent or broken parts.
Inspect bracket and leg prop for bent or broken
Inspect shackles, bearings, pins, leaf springs
and spring eyes for damage or broken parts.
Inspect mounting brackets for cracks or loose
or missing hardware.
Inspect shock absorbers for damage or leaks.
Check for damaged axle tube.
Check for loose or missing U-bolts or nuts.
Check serviceability of tires as indicated in
Tighten wheel stud nuts.
Inspect brake linings for wear. Replace if
brake shoe lining is less than l/8-inch
(3.2 mm) thick (page 4-140,
Inspect brake adjusting screw, retaining screw,
retaining pins, springs, and clips for corrosion
Inspect hydraulic wheel cylinders for leaks.
Adjust brake (page 4-154,