ARMY TM 9-6115-666-13&P
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-505-1
SECTION IV. UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
4.8. INTRODUCTION TO UNIT PMCS TABLE
Table 4-1 (PMCS table) has been provided so you can keep your equipment in good operating condition and
ready for its primary mission.
4.8.1. Warnings, Cautions, and Notes. Always observe the WARNINGS, CAUTIONS and NOTES appearing
in your PMCS table. Warnings and cautions appear before applicable procedures. You must observe
WARNINGS to prevent serious injury to yourself and others. You must observe CAUTIONS to prevent your
equipment from being damaged. You must observe NOTES to ensure procedures are performed properly.
4.8.2. Explanation of Table Entries.
188.8.131.52. Item No. Column . Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 2404
(Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), (Air Force TO Form 2440 and AFTO Form 95 Historical
Record) include the item number for the check/service indicating a fault. Item numbers also appear in the
order that you must do checks and services for the intervals listed.
184.108.40.206. Interval Column. This column tells you when you must do the procedure in the procedure column.
Perform procedures such as Monthly or Quarterly at the listed calendar interval. Perform procedures
designated by number of hours when the equipment has been operated for that many hours.
220.127.116.11. Item to be Checked or Serviced Column. This column lists the item to be checked or serviced.
18.104.22.168. Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure for checking or servicing the item listed in the
item to check/service column. You must perform the procedure to know if the power unit or power plant is
ready or available for its intended mission or operation. You must do the procedure at the time stated in the
22.214.171.124. Not Fully Mission Capable if: Column. Information in this column tells you what faults will keep
your equipment from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you make checks or services that
show faults listed in this column, do not operate the equipment.
4.8.3. Other Table Entries. Be sure to observe all special information and notes that appear in your table.
4.8.4. Special Instructions. Preventive maintenance is not limited to performing the checks and services
listed in the PMCS table. Refer to figure 4-3 for PMCS routing. Covering unused receptacles, stowing unused
accessories, and other routine procedures such as equipment inventory, cleaning components, and touch-up
painting are not listed in the table. These are things you should do any time you see that they need to be done.
If a routine check is listed in the PMCS table, it is because experience has shown that problems may occur with
this item. Take along tools and cleaning cloths needed to perform the required checks and services.