PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
Table 1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and
Services (PMCS) for RTCH-RT 240.
NOT FULLY MISSION
Review all WARNINGs, CAUTIONs, and NOTEs before perform-
ing PMCS and operating the RTCH-RT 240.
Perform all PMCS checks if:
a. You are the assigned operator but have not operated the RTCH
since the last weekly checks.
b. You are operating the RTCH for the first time.
At 100 hours of operation, notify Organizational Maintenance to
perform 100-hour initial checks and services.
a. Check under RTCH for evidence of fluid a. Class III oil, coolant, or
leakages such as fuel, oil, coolant, or
hydraulic leaks are evident.
Any fuel leaks are evident.
b. Visually check that tread is visible and b. No tread is visible, there are
for damaged tires. Check for missing or
gouges below the tread cavity
signs of loose lug nuts.
surface depth, there are cuts in
sidewall deep enough to expose
the steel cord, or there are miss-
ing lug nuts.
Check hydraulic cylinders behind stair- Class III leaks are evident.
case, hydraulic hoses, lines, and fittings for
damage and leaks.
a. Open compartment door and visually Class III leaks are evident.
check hydraulic controls, valves, and
lines for signs of leakage.
b. Check compartment door, door hinge,
and retaining latch for damage.
a. Check for damage to cab door, steps,
Operation of vehicle with damaged or missing windshield, wiper
arms/blades may violate AR 385-55.
b. Check for damage to cab glass (front, Damage that would interfere with
top, sides, and rear), windshield wiper visibility or impair safe operation
blades, and arms.