Equipment operation is allowable with minor leakage (Class I or II) of any fluid except
fuel. Of course, consideration must be given to the fluid capacity in the item being
checked/inspected. When in doubt, notify your supervisor.
When operating with Class I or II leaks, continue to check fluid level more often than
required in the PMCS.
Class Ill leaks should be reported to your supervisor or unit maintenance.
e. Painting. Touch-up pump assembly as needed. Refer to TM 43-0139 for specific painting procedures.
Table 2-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Servies (PMCS).
Within designated interval, these checks are to be performed in the order listed.
If the equipment must be kept in continuous operation, check and sevice only those
items that can be checked and serviced without disturbing the operation. Make the
complete checks and services when the equipment can be shutdown.
A - A f t e r
M - Monthly
Item to be inspected
Service air cleaner and fuel filter, inspect for oil
and fuel leaks. Notify unit maintenance if defects
Check fuel quantity and add as required; inspect
fuel tank adapter and fuel lines for leaks and that
connections are tight and leakproof. Notify unit
maintenance if defects are found.
Check spark arrestor for security, deterioration
and spark suppression. Notify unit maintenance if
defects are found.
Equipment is not
Dirty, low oil level, and/or
Low fuel level or fuel lines
leak; connections not tight.
Deterioration or looseness.