SECTION II. OPERATOR'S PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
GENERAL. Operator's Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) are required
inspections and care of your fire truck necessary to keep it in good working order. All instructions are
OPERATOR PMCS PROCEDURES
After You Operate. Be sure to perform your After (A) PMCS after the equipment has been taken
out of its mission mode or returned to its containment area.
Daily. Be sure to perform your Daily (D) PMCS every day, even Hf the equipment has not been
Weekly. Be sure to perform your Weekly (W) PMCS every week, even if the equipment has not
Purpose. Your preventive maintenance checks and services table lists the inspections and care of
your equipment required to keep it in good operating condition.
Interval Column. The interval column of your PMCS table tells you when to do a particular check
Procedure Column. The procedure column of your PMCS table tells you how to do the required
checks and services. Carefully follow these instructions. If you do not have the tools, or if the
procedure tells you to, have unit maintenance do the work.
Reporting and Correcting Deficiencies. If your equipment does not perform as required, referto
Chapter 3 under troubleshooting for possible corrections. Report any malfunctions or failures on
DA Form 2404, or refer to DA Pam 738-750.
Equipment Is Not Ready/Available If: This column tells you when and why your equipment cannot