SECTION II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS).
2-2. GENERAL. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) means systematic caring, inspecting, and
servicing of equipment to keep it in good condition and to prevent breakdowns As the hypochlorination unit's operator,
your mission is to:
Be sure to perform PMCS each time you operate the hypochlorination unit Always do PMCS in same
order, so it gets to be a habit. Once you've had some practice, you'll quickly spot anything wrong.
Do BEFORE (B) PMCS just before you operate the hypochlorination unit. Pay attention to WARNINGs,
CAUTIONs, and NOTEs
Do DURING (D) PMCS while you operate the hypochlorination unit. During operation means to monitor
hypochlorination unit and related components while it is actually being operated. Pay attention to
WARNINGs, CAUTIONs, and NOTEs.
Do AFTER (A) PMCS right after operating the hypochlorination unit. Pay attention to WARNINGs,
CAUTIONs, and NOTEs.
Use DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet) to record any faults that you
discover before, during, or after operation, unless you can fix them. You DO NOT need to record faults
that you fix.
Perform any other services when required by organizational maintenance.
2-3. PMCS PROCEDURES.
Your Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services, Table 2-1, lists inspections and care required to keep
hypochlorination unit in good operating condition.
The "INTERVAL" column of Table 2-1 tells you when to do a certain check or service.
The "PROCEDURE" column of Table 2-1 tells you how to do required checks and services. Carefully
follow these instructions. If you do not have tools, or if the procedure tells you to, notify your supervisor.
The "NOT FULLY MISSION CAPABLE IF: " column in Table 2-1 tells you when your hypochlorination unit
is nonmission capable and why it cannot be used.