TM 5-5430-211-13 & P
OPERATOR/CREW PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
Before you operate always keep in mind the WARNINGS and CAUTIONS. Perform your before (B)
While you operate always keep in mind the WARNINGS and CAUTIONS. Perform your during (D)
After you operate perform your after (A) PMCS.
If your equipment fails to operate. Troubleshoot with proper equipment. Report any deficiencies using
the proper form. See DA PAM 738 - 750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
Table 2-2, your Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services Table lists the inspections and care of your equipment
required to keep it in good operating condition.
OPERATOR/CREW PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
Leak definitions for operator/crew PMCS shall be classified as follows:-
Seepage of water (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
Leaks of water great enough to form drops but not enough to cause drops to drip or run from the
Leak of water great enough to form drops that fall or run or collect in puddles near the faulty
Leak from under the tank. Shown by:-
i) Dampness of the ground around the tank.
ii) Volume of water in the tank less than it should be.
Equipment operation is allowable with minor leak. (class I or II)
When operating with class I or II leaks continue to check them visually at regular
Class III and class IV leaks should be reported to your supervisor.