ARMY TM 9-6115-641-24
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-456-12
Section IV. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
2-5. PMCS PROCEDURES.
2-5-1. General. To ensure that the generator set is ready for operation at all times, it must be inspected so that defects
can be discovered and corrected before they result in serious damage or failure.
2-5-2. Puropse of PMCS TABLE.TABLE. Your Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services table lists the inspections and care
of your equipment required to keep it in good operating condition.
2-5-3. Puropse of Service Intervals. The interval column of your PMCS table tells you when to do a certain check or
2-5-4. Procedures Column. The procedures column of your PMCS table tells you how to do the required checks and
services. Carefully follow these instructions.
2-55. The Equipment Is Not Ready/Available If. This column tells you when and why the generator set cannot be used.
The terms ready/available and mission capable refer to the same status: Generator set
is on hand and is able to perform its combat missions (See DA PAM 738750).
2-5-6. Reporting and Correcting Deficiencies. If your generator set does not perform as required, refer to Troubleshoot-
ing section for possible problems. (A) Report any malfunctions or failures on DA Form 2404, or refer to DA PAM 738-750.
(F) report any malfunctions or failures in accordance with applicable directives.
Table 2-5. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Check for and have
Drain engine lube
oil. Add proper
lube oil per
NOTE: Oil filter
should be changed
with lube oil
change. Refer to
TM 9-281 525224.
Change fuel filter/
element, Refer to
Drain coolant and
flush cooling system.
Add proper coolant.
Refer to paragraph
Inspect radiator cap for
corrosion, torn or
deteriorated seal, and
Radiator cap or seal