Table 2-1. Operator PMCS Procedures - Continued
Equipment Is Not
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED/Procedures
Exhaust Pipe, Muffler, Spark Arrestor, Tall Pipe,
Clamps and Hangers
Check that all components are in place and free of
- Any component is at
damage. Be sure all clamps and hangers are tight.
ground level; exhaust
Check for holes, severe corrosion, loose connections.
FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY
Fuel Lines and Piping
Check for chaffing or nicks. Report any deficiencies to
- Fuel is leaking.
Check fuel level after every mission. A minimum of
3/4 tank must be maintained. Ensure cap is tightened.
Check for any signs of fuel leakage. Report any leaks - Fuel tank leaks.
to Unit Maintenance.
Fuel Tank Mounting Straps
Check that straps are tight and free of damage,
- Fuel tank mounting
cracks, or severe corrosion.
strap missing or
FRAME AND BUMPER ASSEMBLY
Be sure bumper is not severely scratched, scored or
- Attaching hardware
dented. Clean as required. Be sure all nuts and bolts
totally missing from
are tight. Refer to Unit Maintenance for repair.
one end of bumper.