ARMY TM 9-6115-642-10
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-455-11
MARINE CORPS TM 09247A/09248A-10/1
Section II. PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
General. To ensure that the generator set is
ready for operation at all times, it must be inspected so that
defects can be discovered and corrected before they result in
serials damage or failure.
CAUTIONS and WARNINGS. perform your before (B)
2-5.2 While YOU Operate. Always keep in mind the
CAUTIONS and WARNINGS. Perform your during (D)
2-5.3 After You Operate.
Be sure to perform your after
equipment does not perform as required, refer to Chapter 3
under Troubleshooting for possible problems. Report any
malfunctions or failures on the proper DA Form 2404, or refer
to DA PAM 738-750.
2-6 PMCS PROCEDURES.
For general location of the items to be inspected in
TABLE 2-4, refer to FIGURE 1-2 and FIGURE
Maintenance Checks and services (TABLE 2-4) list the
inspections and care of you equipment required to keep it in
good operating condition.
The interval column
of your PMCS table tells you when to do a certain checker
The following guidelines have
been provided to help you in classifying leaks observed while
Class I. Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or
discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
Class II. Leakage of fluid great enough to form
drops but not enough to cause drops to drip from item being
Class III. Leakage of fluid great enough to form
drops that fall from the item being ckecked/inspected.
Equipment operation is allowable with minor oil
and coolant leakage(Class I or II) and is able to
perform its combat missions (refer to DA PAM
Of course, you must consider the fluid capacity in
the item/system being checked inspected. When
in doubt, notify the next higher level of
When operating with Class I or II leaks,
continue to check fluid levels as required in your
All leaks should be reported to the next higher
level of maintenance.
your PMCS table tells you how to do the required checks and
services. carefully follow these instructions.. If you do not have
the tools, or if the procedures indicate, complete a DA Form
2404 and submit it to the next higher level of maintenance.
The terms ready/available and mission
capable, refer to the same status: Generator set is
on hand and is able to perform its combat missions,
refer to DA PAM 738-750.
generator set does not perform as required, refer to Chapter 3
under Troubleshooting for possible problems. Report my
malfunctions or failures on DA Form 2404, refer to DA PAM
PMCS. There is no requirement to remove assemblies/
equipment prior to performing the PMCS.
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