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
condition 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 to 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, 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 generator for its intended mission. "AFTER"
procedures must be done immediately after shutting down the generator. Perform "WEEKLY" procedures at the listed
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 column.
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,
Operator Maintenance, 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.