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 per-
forming PMCS and operating the RTCH-RT 240.
Perform all PMCS checks if:
a. You are the assigned operator but have not operated the truck
since the last weekly checks.
b. You are operating the truck for the first time.
At 100 hours of operation, notify Organizational Maintenance to
perform 100-hour initial checks and services.
a. Check under truck for evidence of
fluid leakages such as oil, coolant or
a. Class III oil, coolant or
hydraulic leaks are evident.
Any fuel leaks are evident.
b. Visually check for damaged tires.
Check for missing or signs of loose
b. A tire with major damage
that would impair operation
or missing lug nuts are
Check hydraulic cylinders behind
staircase, hydraulic hoses, lines, and
fittings for damage and leaks.
Class III leaks are evident.
a. Open compartment door and visu-
valves, and lines for signs of leak-
a. Class III leaks are evident.
b. Check compartment door, door
hinge, and retaining latch for dam-
a. Check for damage to cab door,
steps, and handrail.
Operation of vehicle with damaged or missing windshield,
wiper arms/blades may violate AR 385-55.
b. Check for damage to cab glass
(front, top, sides, and rear), wind-
shield wiper blades, and arms.
b. Damage that would interfere
with visibility or impair safe
operation is evident.