OPERATOR'S MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
for refrigeration unit.
There are no operator lubrication instructions.
Refer to TM 9-6115-642-10/24 for detailed lubrication
3-2. Refrigeration Unit.
Refer to TM 5-4110-231-14 for lubrication instructions
Section II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
source of item numbers for the "TM Item Number"
column on DA Form 2404 in recording results of PMCS.
To insure that the refrigerated container is ready for
operation at all times, it must be inspected systematically
b. Interval Columns.
so that the defects may be discovered and corrected
The columns headed "B", "D", "A", "W", and "M" will
before they result in serious damage or failure. Defects
contain a dot (.) opposite the appropriate check indicating
discovered during operation of the unit shall be noted for
it is to be performed Before, During,
future corrections, to be made as soon as an operation has
After, Weekly, or Monthly.
ceased Stop operation which would damage the
equipment if operation were to continue. All deficiencies
c. Item to be Inspected Column.
and shortcomings shall be recorded together with the
The items listed in this column are divided into groups
corrective action taken on DA Form 2404, "Equipment
and the column identifies the items to be inspected.
Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet", at the earliest
opportunity. When performing your "Before Operation"
d. Procedures Column.
(B) and "During Operation" (D) PMCS, always keep in
This column contains a brief description of the procedure
mind the CAUTIONS and WARNINGS. After operation,
by which the check s to be performed.
be sure to perform your (A) PMCS. If your equipment
fails to operate, troubleshoot with proper equipment.
e. For Readiness Reporting, Equipment is Not
Report any deficiencies using the proper forms, see TM
Ready/Available If: Column.
This column will contain the criteria which will cause the
equipment to be classified as not Ready/Available
3-5. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services.
because of inability to perform its primary mission.
Refer to Table 3-1 for Preventive Maintenance Checks
If the equipment must be kept in continuous
operation, check and service only those items that can
a. Item Number Column.
be checked and serviced without disturbing operation.
Checks and services are numbered in chronological order
Make the complete checks and services when the
regardless of interval. This column will be used as a
equipment can be shutdown.