EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES - Continued
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 PMCS PROCEDURES
If time and mission allows, always perform PMCS in the same order so it gets to be a habit. Once you
have had some practice, you will spot anything wrong in a hurry. If the E-CHU does not perform as
required, refer to Operator Troubleshooting Symptom Index (WP 0012) for an appropriate troubleshooting
If anything looks wrong and you cannot fix it, write it on your DA Form 2404 or DA Form 5988-E. If you
find something seriously wrong, IMMEDIATELY report it to your supervisor.
Before performing preventive maintenance, read all the checks required for the applicable interval and
prepare all that is needed to make all the checks. You will always need a Rag, Wiping (WP 0120, Table 1,
Item 16) or two.
SPECIFIC PMCS PROCEDURES
Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Wear
protective gloves and goggles. First aid for skin contact: remove contaminated clothing.
Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. First aid for eye contact: flush with water for
15 minutes or until irritation subsides. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
Failure to comply may result in death or injury to personnel. Seek medical attention in
the event of an injury.
Use solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 in a well ventilated area. Use respirator
as needed. When not using MIL-PRF-680 solvents, ensure solvent container is closed.
Cloths or rags saturated with solvent cleaning compound must be disposed of IAW local
policy and ordinaces. Accidental ingestion can cause irritation of digestive tract and
respiratory tract. May cause lung and central nervous system damage. Can be fatal if
swallowed. Inhalation of high/massive concentrations can cause coma or be fatal. First
aid for ingestion: DO NOT induce vomiting. Seek immediate medical attention. First aid
for inhalation: move to fresh air. If not breathing, provide artificial respiration. If
symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Failure to comply may result in death or
injury to personnel. Seek medical attention in the event of an injury.
MIL-PRF-680 solvent is combustible; DO NOT use or store near heat, sparks, flame, or
other ignition sources. Use mechanical ventilation whenever product is used in a
confined space, heated above ambient temperatures, or agitated. Keep container
sealed when not in use. Failure to comply may result in death or injury to personnel.
Seek medical attention in the event of an injury.
Keep It Clean. Dirt, grease, oil, and debris get in the way and may cover up a serious problem. Clean as
you work and as needed. Use Cleaning Compound, Solvent, Type III (WP 0120, Table 1, Item 3) on all