Equipment operation is allowable with minor leakage (Class I or II) of any fluid
except fuel. Of course, consideration must be given to the fluid capacity in the
item being checked/inspected. When in doubt, notify your supervisor.
When operating with Class I or II leaks, continue to check fluid level more often
than required in the PMCS. Parts without fluid will stop working and/or cause
Class Ill leaks should be reported to your supervisor or unit maintenance.
Table 3-2. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS)
If the equipment must be kept in continuous operation, check and service only
those items that can be checked and serviced without disturbing operation.
Make the complete checks and services when the equipment can be shut
Within designated interval, these checks are to be performed in the order
B - Before
W - Weekly
M - Monthly
Item to be inspected.
Procedure: check for and
have repaired, filled, or
adjusted as needed
Before performing any mainte-
nance that requires climbing on or
under trailer, set trailer hand-
brakes, chock wheels, and lower
rear leveling jacks. Injury to per-
sonnel could result from trailer
suddenly rolling or tipping.
Perform weekly as well as before
PMCS if You are the assigned
operator but have not operated the
equipment since the last weekly
Equipment is not