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4-7. GENERAL (Continued)
b. Perform the PMCS procedures at a regular time within the stated periods.
c. Comply with all applicable WARNINGS, CAUTIONS and NOTES.
d. Use DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet) to record any malfunction(s),
which are identified during PMCS and cannot be corrected. DO NOT record any malfunction(s), which have
been identified and corrected.
e. Be prepared to assist with higher-level maintenance tasks when requested.
4-8. PMCS PROCEDURES
The Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services given in Table 4-1 list the inspections and care required to
keep the HWR in good operating condition.
The following subparagraphs describe the column entries in Table 4-1:
a. The "ITEM No." column indicates the consecutive numerical order assigned to the procedures. The item
numbers are also used when recording the results of PMCS on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and
b. The "INTERVAL" column indicates when a check or service should be performed.
c. The "LOCATION, ITEM TO CHECK/SERVICE" column identifies the part that is checked or serviced.
d. The "PROCEDURE" column contains appropriate instructions for the performance of each check or
e. The "NOT FULLY MISSION CAPABLE IF" column describes the conditions under which the HWR is not
mission capable and why it cannot be used.
f. Refer to Chapter 4, Section IV, Unit Troubleshooting Procedures if the HWR does not perform as stated.
g. If a malfunction is identified and cannot be corrected, write out a DA Form 2404 IMMEDIATELY and
report it to the supervisor.
h. The following general checks should be performed as necessary:
(1) Corrosion. Report corrosion problems in accordance with the instructions given in Chapter 1,
Section I, Paragraph 1-4.
(2) Screws and Nuts. Check for looseness, missing, bent or broken condition. Tighten or replace as
(3) Power Cable Connector Plug. Check for proper fit of the connector plug and for signs of physical
damage to the connector plug or power cable. Tighten connector plug to hand tightness if loose.