PERIODIC INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, AND LUBRICATION
of Maintenance. The maintenance duties assigned
operator of the equipment are listed below together with a reference
to the paragraphs covering the specific maintenance functions.
5-1.1. Daily preventive maintenance checks and services are covered
5-1.2. Weekly preventive maintenance checks and services are covered
5-1.3. Quarterly preventive maintenance checks and services are
5-2. Preventive Maintenance. Preventive maintenance
systematic care, servicing, and inspection of equipment to prevent
the occurrence of trouble, to reduce downt time, and to assure that
the equipment is serviceable.
through 5-2.10 cover routine systematic care and cleaning essential
to proper upkeep and operation of the equipnent.
5-2.2. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services. The preventive
maintenance checks and services charts (para 5-2.4 through 5-2.6)
outline the functions to be performed at specific intervals. These
checks and services are to maintain Army electronic equipment in a
combat-ready condition; that is, in good general (physical) condition
and in good operating condition. To assist operators in maintaining
combat serviceability, the charts indicate what to check, how to
check, and what the normal conditions are; the References column lists
the illustrations, Paragraphs, or manuals that contain detailed
repair or replacement procedures. If the defect cannot be remedied
by performing the corrective actions listed, higher echelon maint-
enance or repair is required. Records and reports of these checks
and services must be made in accordance with the requirements set
forth in TM 38-750.