2-7. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES continued.
(c) Service Normally, service includes filling the tires with air and changing or cleaning filters
(d) Tighten Tighten items with enough force on the wrench handle to tighten according to good
mechanical practice. Do not overtighten, this may strip threads or cause distortion. Tightening
includes using lockwashers, locknuts, lock wire, or cotter pins when needed. Use a torque wrench
when the procedure calls for one.
(e) Modification work order application.
Write all needed modification work orders (MWO) for the
equipment on DA Form 2408-5.
(f) When it is hard to do all the PMCS procedures at one time, they can sometimes be done in parts. If
possible, plan to do all the procedures within 24 hours. All available time at halts and in bivouac
areas must be used, if needed, to make sure the PMCS is done.
c. PMCS Procedures.
(1) PMCS Support Diagrams Figure 2-1 gives location of components for the flatbed cargo trailer and figure 2-
2 gives location of components for ROWPU.
(2) PMCS Table Table 2-1 gives PMCS procedures The PMCS table is made up of the following columns:
(a) Item No This column gives the order in which the checks and services are to be done Use these item
numbers when filling out the TM Item No. column on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and
Maintenance Worksheet, or Marine Corps forms as prescribed by TM 4700-15/1.
(b) Interval. These columns state, in calendar days, the amount of time between schedule checks and
services. A dot ( is placed in the column that applies to each procedure
(c) Items To be Inspected This column names the item to be checked or serviced.
(d) Procedures This column gives the checks and services that need to be done on the item