PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) INTRODUCTION
To ensure that the RT 240 RTCH is ready for operation at all times, it must be lubricated and inspected on a regular basis
so that defects may be found before they result in serious damage, equipment failure or injury to personnel.
Refer to LO 10-3930-675-12 for the types, amounts, and temperature ranges of the lubricants required for specified
Table 1 in WP 0050 00 contains systematic instructions on lubrications, inspections, adjustments, and corrections to be
performed by Organizational Maintenance to keep the vehicles in good operating condition and ready for their primary
Table 2 in WP 0050 00 lists PMCS mandatory replacement parts, by interval.
EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES
Item Number (Item No.) Column. Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 5988-E
(Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), include the item number for the check/service indicating a fault.
Item numbers also appear in the order you must perform checks and services for the interval listed.
Lubrication intervals as indicated in LO 10-3930-675-12 take precedence over intervals indicated in this
PMCS. For further information and final authority, refer to LO 10-3930-675-12.
Interval Column. This column tells you when you must perform the procedure in the procedure column. Intervals are
based on calender dates and hours (in parenthesis). Hours in interval column are those required by Lubrication Order
Quarterly procedures must be done every three months.
Semiannual procedures must be done once every six months.
Annual procedures must be done once each year.
Man-Hours Column. This column identifies man-hour time required to complete all lubrication services.
Item to Check/Service Column. This column identifies the item to be checked or serviced.
The WARNINGs and CAUTIONs appearing in your PMCS table should always be observed. WARNINGs
and CAUTIONs appear before applicable procedures. These WARNINGs and CAUTIONs must be
observed to prevent serious injury to yourself and others or to prevent your equipment from being damaged.
Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure you must perform to check or service the item listed in the Item
to Check/Service column to know if the equipment is ready or available for its intended mission or for operation. You
must perform the procedure at the time stated in the interval column.
Equipment Not Ready/Available If: Column. Information in this column tells you what fault will keep your equip-
ment from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you perform check and service procedures that show
faults listed in this column, the equipment is not mission-capable. Follow standard operating procedures for maintaining
the equipment or reporting equipment failure.
GENERAL LUBRICATION PROCEDURES
Lubrication instructions contained in this PMCS are mandatory. For further information refer to LO 10-