Table 4-2. Organizational Preventative Maintenance
Checks and Services (PMCS)
W - Weekly
Q - QUARTERLY
A - ANNUALLY
M - Monthly
S- SEMI ANNUALLY
ITEM TO BE
WMQ S A
HOSE REEL ASSEMBLY
Visually inspect gasket, bumper, and O-ring for deformation,
brittleness, or wear. Inspect baffle on sleeve for structural
damage which might cause a improper spray pattern. Inspect
threads on base and sleeve for damage. Repair or replace
PUMP COMPARTMENT ASSEMBLY
Perform operational check on all gauges, control knobs, and
Knobs, and Switches
switches. Visually inspect all gauges, control knobs and
switches for damage. Replace damaged or faulty parts as
HOSE BODY ASSEMBLY
Perform operational checks on hose bed pick-up lights, rear
warning lights, tail lights, and compartment lights. Inspect
for defective lamps, bulbs, or damaged lenses. Replace de-
Perform operational check on priming pump motor. Visually
inspect pump for corrosion or structural damage. Replace
priming pump if defective or damaged.
Perform operational check on fire pump. Visually inspect
pump for corrosion or structural damage. Repair or replace
pump if defective or damaged.
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM
Allow engine to cool 15 minutes
before removing filler cap.
Visually inspect coolant for rust or impurities. Check
coolant level. Add coolant as necessary.
Visually inspect fan belt for signs of cracks, breaks, or
wear. Replace belt if any signs of wear are evident.
Visually inspect thermostat housing for corrosion or structural
damage. Inspect the sealing surface for corrosion build
Replace any damaged or defective parts.
Visually inspect the front support bearing for damage or ex-
cessive wear. Inspect water pump body for cracks, corrosion,
or excessive wear. Replace water pump if defective or damaged
parts are found.
Visually inspect radiator for signs of leakage, corrosion, or
other structural damage. Refer to next higher level of
maintenance for repair.