i. Check hydraulic fluid level (para 3-11) and add hydraulic fluid as necessary; refer to Lubrication Chart
Purge fuel tank of preservation oil according to depreservation guides shipped with vehicle.
Ensure tire pressure is 40 psi (276 kPa) for front and 20 psi (138 kPa) for rear.
m. Purge preservation oil from fuel system according to depreservation guides shipped with vehicle,
n. Remove vandal covers.
o. Perform Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services in Section III.
Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
4-7. PMCS INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL.
This section contains PMCS instructions for the vehicle. The PMCS Table contains checks and services nccessary to
ensure that the vehicle is ready for operation. Unit PMCS procedures are defined by the MAC. Unit PMCS is
performed at the intervals specified in Table 4-2. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services in Chapter 2 should be
completed before performing unit PMCS.
4-8. MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS.
Maintenance forms and records provide permanent records of maintenance scrvices, repairs, and modifications made
on the vehicle. They provide reports to organizational maintenance and the commander, and they scrve as a checklist
to find out what was wrong with the vchicle after its last use and whether those faults have been fixed. For information
needed on forms and records, sec DA Pam 738-750.
4-9. GENERAL PMCS PROCEDURES AND CONDITIONS.
The following paragraph dcscribes general procedures and conditions that should bc observed when
a. Genera/ Guidelines.
(1) Limit repairs to those actions necessary to ensure mission reliability, safety of personnel, and prevention of
further damage or deterioration. Repairs, replacements, or services for cosmetic purposes arc forbidden.
(2) Lube oil sampling. Engine oil must be sampled at 50 hours of operation or 90 days, whichever occurs first,
for Active Army Units. Reserve and National Guard Activities will USC 50 hours or 180 days, whichever occurs first,
as the prescribed intcrval. Hydraulic fluid will be sampled once-a-year. Sampling will be performed as prescribed by
DA Pam 738-750.