Section II. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND
Table 2-1 (Operator PMCS table) has been provided
so you can keep your equipment
in good operating
and ready for its primary mission.
Warnings, Cautions, and Notes. Always observe the WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, and NOTES appearing in
your PMCS table. Warnings and Cautions appear before applicable procedures. You must observe WARNINGS
to prevent serious injury to yourself and others. You must observe CAUTIONS to prevent your equipment from
being damaged. You must observe NOTES to ensure procedures are performed properly.
Explanation of Table Entries.
2-2.2.1 Item No. Column. Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 2404
(Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), or DD Form 5988E Computerized (Equipment Inspection and
Maintenance Worksheet), include the item number for the checks/service indicating a fault. Item numbers also appear in the
order that you must do checks and services for the intervals listed.
2-2.2.2 Interval Column. This column tells you when you must do the procedure in the procedure column.
"BEFORE" procedures must be done before you operate the generator with modification kit installed for its
intended mission. "DURING" procedures must be done during the time you are operating the modified generator
for its intended mission. "AFTER" procedures must be done immediately after shutting down the modified generator.
Perform "WEEKLY" procedures at the listed interval.
2-2.2.3 Location, Item to Check/Service Column. This column lists the location and the item to be checked or
serviced. The item location is underlined.
2-2.2.4 Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure for checking or servicing the item listed in the
location, item to check/service column. You must perform the procedure to know if the generator is ready or
available for its intended mission or operation. You must do the procedure at the time stated in the interval
2-2.2.5 Not Fully Mission Capable if: Column. Information in this column tells you what faults will keep your
modified generator from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you make checks or services that
show faults listed in this column, do not operate the generator.
2-2.2.6 Reporting and Correcting Deficiencies.
If Winterization Kit does not perform
as required, refer
to Chapter 3,
Section I. Troubleshooting.
2-2.3 Other Table Entries. Be sure to observe all special information and notes that appear in your table.
2-2.4 Special Instructions. Preventive maintenance is not limited to performing the checks and services listed
in the PMCS table. Covering unused receptacles, stowing unused accessories, and other routine procedures
such as equipment inventory, cleaning components, and touch up painting are not listed in the table. These are
things you should do any time you see that they need to be done. If a routine check is listed in the PMCS table, it
is because experience has shown that problems may occur with this item. Take along tools and cleaning cloths
needed to perform the required checks and services. Use the following information to help identify potential
problems before and during checks and services. Use the information in the following paragraphs to help you
identify problems at any time.