Table 11-3. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Equipment Monitoring System
Q - Quarterly
S - Semiannually
A - Annually
CHECK FOR AND HAVE
IS NOT READY/
REPAIRED OR ADJUSTED
B D A D W M Q S A
Be sure that electrical power Is OFF before
performing any maintenance on electrical
systems. Redtag appropriate switches and
circuit breakers with: "WARNING - DO NOT
ACTIVATE. REPAIRS BEING MADE."
Observe all safety precautions listed at the
beginning of this manual.
a. Wipe clean or vacuum major EMS com-
ponents and check for loose fitting wires.
Use insulated tools.
b. Allow EMS 5 to 10 minutes warmup
c. Check for damage or corrosion.
Repair touchup paint in accordance with
TB 43-0144 as necessary. Do not paint
threads or labels.
d. Check all fasteners, mounting hardware,
and cable attachments for loose or miss-
ing components. Tighten or replace as
necessary using insulated tools.
Fumes from batteries may be flammable
and explosive. Do NOT smoke or have open
flame when checking or worldng on battery
bank. Battery electrolyte presents potential
health hazards. Contact with eyes and skin
should be avoided. SafUty glasses, gloves,
and rubber aprons must be worn when han-
dllng this chemical. Electrolyte contains sul-
furic acid which can cause severe bums and
Is highly toxic to skin, eyes, and respiratory