authorized to remove, replace, and use an item. The maintenance code entered in the third position will indicate
authorization to one of the following levels of maintenance.
-Crew or operator maintenance done within
organizational or aviation unit maintenance.
-Organizational or aviation unit category can
remove, replace, and use the item.
-Direct support or aviation intermediate level
can remove, replace, and use the item.
(b) the maintenance code entered in the fourth position tells whether or not the item is to be repaired and identifies
the lowest maintenance level able to do complete repair (i.e., perform all authorized repair functions). (NOTE: Some
limited repair may be done on the item at a lower level of maintenance, if authorized by the Maintenance Allocation
Chart (MAC) and SMR codes.) This position will contain one of the following maintenance codes.
-Organizational or aviation unit is the lowest
level that can do complete repair of the item.
-Direct support or aviation intermediate is the
lowest level that can do complete repair of the
-Nonrepairable. No repair is authorized.
-No repair is authorized. No parts or special
tools are authorized for the maintenance of a
"B" coded item. However, the item may be
reconditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc.,
at the user level.
(3) Recoverability Code. Recoverability codes are assigned to items to indicate the disposition action on
unserviceable items. The recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the SMR Code as follows: