PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
1. Do your (B) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE just before you operate the equipment Pay attention to the
CAUTIONS and WARNINGS.
2. Do your during (D) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE while you operate the equipment and at halts or rest stops.
3. Do your after (A) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE right after operating the equipment. Pay attention to the
CAUTIONS and IARNINGS.
4. Do your (W) PFRVENTIVE MAINTENANCE weekly.
5. Do your (M) PREVINTIVE MIAINTENANCE once a month.
6. If something doesn't work, troubleshoot it with the instructions in this manual or notify your supervisor.
7. Always do your PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE in the same order, so it gets to be a habit. Once you've had some
practice, you'll spot anything wrong in a hurry.
8. If anything looks wrong and you can't fix it, write it on your DA Form 2404. If you find something seriously wrong,
report it to organizational maintenance RIGHT NOW.
9. Then you do your PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE, take along the tools you need to make all the checks. You
always need a rag or two.
10. Keep it clean: Dirt, grease, oil, and debris only get in the way and may cover up a serious problem. Clean as you
work and as needed. Use dry- cleaning solvent (SD-2) on all metal surfaces. Use soap and water when you
clean rubber or plastic material.
11. Bolts, nuts, and screws: Check them all for obvious looseness, missing, bent or broken condition. You can't try
them all with a tool, of course. But look for chipped paint, bare metal, or rust around bolt heads.
12. If you find one you think is loose, tighten it, and report it to organizational maintenance.
13. Welds: Look for loose or chipped paint, rust, or gaps where parts are welded together. If you find a bad weld,
report it to organizational maintenance.