Services, Table 2-1, lists inspections and care required
to keep the paving machine in good operating condition.
It is set up so you can make checks as you walk around
the paving machine.
b. The ITEM NUMBER column of Table 2-1
provides numbers for each check or service task. Use
these numbers for the TM Number column on DA Form
2404 when recording results of PMCS. The item number
is also used on the PMCS routing diagram immediately
preceding Table 2-1, to identify the location of each
c. The INTERVAL column tells when to do a
certain check or service. Intervals are broken down into
three groups: calendar time, hours of operation, and 50-
hour break-in service. In all cases, check/services of
items in the PMCS table should be performed under
whichever interval comes first.
d. The LOCATION column gives the location of
the item checked.
e. The ITEM TO CHECK/SERVICE column lists
the item checked or serviced. This column is combined
with the LOCATION column.
f. The PROCEDURE column tells how to do
required checks and services. Carefully follow these
instructions. If tools are not available, or if directed by
procedure, notify the supervisor.
Terms "ready/available" and "mission
capable" refer to the same status:
equipment is on hand and ready to
perform its combat missions (DA
g. The NOT FULLY MISSION CAPABLE IF:
column tells when the paving machine is not mission
capable and why the paving machine cannot be used.
h. If anything looks wrong and cannot be fixed,
record it on DA Form 2404 IMMEDIATELY. Report it to
i. When performing PMCS, a rag or two is
j. When checking for "operating condition", look
at the component to see if it is serviceable.