Table 2-1. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
ITEM TO BE
CHECK FOR AND HAVE REPAIRED,
FILLED OR ADJUSTED ASNEEDED
Perform weekly as well as before opera-
tion PMCS if:
a. You are the assigned operator but
have not operated the equipment
since the last weekly.
b. You are operating the equipment for
the first time.
a. Check tires for obvious damage such as
Tires damaged or un-
cuts, bruises, bulges, and flats
b. Check tires for foreign objects imbedded in
treads or unusual wear. Remove any stones
from between treads.
Check for bent wheels. Check wheel nuts for
One wheel damaged.
signs of looseness One or more wheel
nuts loose or missing.
Check drawbar for secure mounting and ob-
loose, or damaged.
Check safety chains for secure mounting and
Safety chain missing,
loose, or broken.
a. Inspect intervehicular cable connector plug
b. Inspect pins for dirt, bends, burns, or dam-
c. Inspect wiring harness for signs of damage.
Connect intervehicular cable to towing vehicle
Lights do not work.
and check operation of lights.