Troubleshooting for possible problems. Report any malfunctions on the proper DA Form 2404, or refer to DA PAM 738-
The terms ready/available and mission capable refer to the same status. Equipment is on hand
and is able to perform its mission. (See DA PAM 738-750)
Equipment operation is allowable with minor leakages (Class I or II). Of course, you must
consider the fluid capacity in the item/system being checked/inspected. When in doubt, notify
When operating with Class I or Class II leaks, continue to check fluid levels as required in your
Class III leaks should be reported to your supervisor or unit maintenance.
Leakage definitions for operator/crew PMCS shall be classified as follows.
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops but not enough to cause drops to drip from item
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item being checked/inspected.
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