Section Ill. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
There are no regular preventive maintenance checks and services performed by organizational
maintenance for this equipment. Only single interval checks are to be performed when equipment is
reported down, or not ready.
4-6. RECORDS AND REPORTS
Records and reports of Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services must be made in accordance
with requirements set forth in TM 38-750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
Use your PMCS Table Item No. Column to get the number for the TM ITEM No. Colum of DA Form
2404, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet.
SEQUENCE Perform procedures in Item Number order.
PMCS table column headings explained:
ITEM NUMBER(S) - Gives the order in which the procedures are to be done. Also
these item numbers are used to identify individual procedures in the PMCS table.
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED - Tells what part or function the procedure will check or
PROCEDURE - Gives details of what is to be done, the required order for doing any
steps, and results which are acceptable.
When equipment is installed or reinstalled, all items in organizational
PMCS table shall be performed.
4-8. ROUTINE CHECKS
Routine checks are not listed in the PMCS table. They are checks such as: :
Storing items not in use
Covering unused receptacles
Checking for loose nuts, bolts and screws
Checking for frayed cables
Routine checks are things that you should do anytime you see that they must be done.
If you find any damage during PMCS, instructions contained in this chapter will tell you how to
correct it. If instructions are not contained in this chapter, notify your supervisor. A higher category of
maintenance may be required.