Section IV. ORGANIZATIONAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS
AND SERVICES (PMCS)
General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-6
PMCS Column Description . . . . . . . . 2-7
Leakage Definitions. . . . . . . . . .2-7
Special instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6
Maintenance Checks and
Services (PMCS). . . . . . . . . . . 2-8
Preventive maintenance means checking the heater on a regular basis to make sure it works. It also means
finding things that are going bad before they fail completely, as well as damage that might have occurred dur-
ing transport. This helps avoid repair jobs that may take more time.
All items to be checked by Organizational Maintenance appear in the Preventive Maintenance Checks and
Services (PMCS) chart in this section. All items are to be checked weekly (every 7 days) or quarterly (every 3
No Organizational PMCS is authorized for the ESPAR V7S.
Record all problems noted on DA Form 2404. Also, record the corrective actions taken to fix the heater. Use
the numbers in the Item Number column of the PMCS for the TM Number column on DA Form 2404.
If the heater does not work after doing everything listed in the PMCS chart, go to Section V, Organizational
Troubleshooting Procedures (page 2-11).
If you find something wrong with the heater that you cant fix, write it down on the DA Form 2404 and notify
Direct Support Maintenance.
Always do your preventive maintenance in the same order so it gets to be a habit. Once youve had some
practice, youll spot anything wrong in a hurry. Observe all WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, and NOTES.
Dry cleaning solvent PD-680 Is both toxic and flammable. Wear protective goggles and
gloves, and use only in well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothes, and
dont breath vapors. Do not use near open flame or excessive heat. The flashpoint is 100° F
to 138° F (38°C to 59°C). If you become dizzy while using dry cleaning solvent, get fresh air
Immediately and get medical aid. If contact with eyes IS made, wash your eyes with water,
and get medical aid immediately.
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. Do not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa) air pres-
sure. Make sure airstream Is directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To
prevent injury, user must wear protective goggles or face shield when using compressed