Table 4-1. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (cont).
H Hours of operation
M - Monthly
Data Plates and Markings
Wheels and Tires
Check security of mounting. Inspect ring 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 broken
Inspect leveling jacks for bent or broken parts.
Inspect shackles, bearings, pins, leaf springs
and spring eyes for damage or broken parts.
Inspect mounting brackets for cracks or loose
or missing hardware.
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 to 450 to 500 ft-lb
(611 to 678 N*m).
Inspect brake linings for wear. Replace if brake
shoe lining is less than 1/8-inch (3.2 mm) thick.
Inspect brake adjusting screw, retaining screw,
retaining pins, springs, and clips for corrosion