For PMCS performed on an operating time basis, perform your hourly (H) PMCS as close as
possible to the time intervals indicated.
For units in continuous operation, perform PMCS before starting operation. If
continuous operation will extend service interval past that which is shown.
Perform your monthly (M) PMCS every month or 100 hours of generator set operating time.
Do your semiannual (S) PMCS once every six months.
If you discover a problem with the equipment, refer to Section VI, Troubleshooting. If you cannot
correct the problem, refer to paragraph 4-12, Reporting Deficiencies.
Explanation of Columns . The following is a list of the PMCS table column headings with a
description of the information found in each column.
Item No. This column shows the sequence in which to do the checks and services, and is used to
identify the equipment area on the Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet, DA Form 2404.
Interval. This column shows when each check is to be done.
Item to be Inspected. This column identifies the general area or specific part where the check or
service is to be done.
Procedures. This column lists the checks or service you have to do and explains how to do them.
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