OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS), INLCUDING LUBRICATION
To ensure Enhanced Container Handling Unit (E-CHU) is ready for operation at all times, it must be
inspected on a regular basis so defects may be found and corrected before they result in injury, damage,
or equipment failure.
Table 1 in Operator PMCS, Including Lubrication Instructions (WP 0060) contains systematic instructions
on inspections, lubrications, services, tests, and corrections to be performed to keep your equipment in
good operating condition and ready for its primary mission.
For information on Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC), refer to General Information (WP 0001).
EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES
Item No. Column. Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 2404 or
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 that you must perform checks and
services for the interval listed.
Interval Column. This column tells you when you must perform the procedure in the Procedure column.
If both calendar and hourly intervals are indicated, perform procedure at
whichever interval comes first.
If you are operating the E-CHU for the first time, perform your Weekly and
Monthly PMCS the first time you do your Before PMCS.
Before procedures must be done immediately before operating E-CHU.
During procedures must be done while operating E-CHU.
After procedures must be done immediately after operating E-CHU.
Weekly procedures must be done once each week. If the E-CHU has not been operated in a
week, also perform Before PMCS at the same time.
Monthly procedures must be done once each month.
Hourly procedures must be done at hour interval indicated.
Item To Be Checked or Serviced 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. You
must observe these WARNINGs to prevent serious injury to yourself and others, and
CAUTIONs 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 Be Checked or Serviced column. 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 faults will prevent
your equipment from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you perform check/service