PMCS PROCEDURES. (CONT)
The "INTERVAL" column of Table 2-1 tells you when to do a certain check or service.
The "ITEM TO CHECK/SERVICE" column identifies and illustrates the item.
The "PROCEDURE" column of Table 2-1 tells you how to do required checks and services. Carefully
follow these instructions. If you do not have tools, or if the procedure tells you to, notify your supervisor.
The terms "ready/available" and "mission capable" refer to same status:
Equipment is on hand and ready to perform its combat missions. (See DA Pam
The "NOT FULLY MISSION CAPABLE IF:" column in Table 2-1 tells you when your water heater is
nonmission capable and why the Water Heater cannot be used.
If the water heater does not perform as required, refer to Chapter 3, Section II., Troubleshooting.
If anything looks wrong and you can't fix it, write it on your DA Form 2404. IMMEDIATELY report it to
When you do your PMCS, you will always need a rag or two. The following are checks common t
Keep it clean. Dirt, grease, oil, and debris only get in the way and may cover up more serious
problems. Clean as you work and as needed. Use dry cleaning solvent (P-D-680, Appendix F, Item 14) on all
metal surfaces. Use soap and water when you clean rubber or plastic material.
Rust and Corrosion. Check water heater body and skid for rust and corrosion. If any is found,
report it to your supervisor.
Bolts, Nuts and Screws. Check for obvious looseness, missing, bent,
or broken condition.
Look for chipped paint, bare metal, or rust around bolt heads. If you find a bolt, nut or screw you think is loose,
tighten it or report it to your supervisor.