Table 2-1. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) (CONT)
ITEM TO BE
CHECK FOR AND HAVE REPAIRED,
FILLED OR ADJUSTED ASNEEDED
a. Check tires for obvious damage such as
Tires damaged or un-
cuts, bruises, bulges, and flats (para 1-7).
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 for damaged or missing reflectors.
a. Check gate adjusting lever, gate adjusting
Any control is obvious-
screws, feed roll control lever, agitator clutch
control lever, and hitch adjusting crank for
b. Check controls for proper operation (para
2-1). Controls should operate smoothly and
a. Check that coupler hitch height can be ad-
Coupler hitch height
cannot be adjusted.
b. Check that coupler hitch opens and closes
Coupler hitch does not
open or close fully.
Check gearbox for signs of leakage. Check for
Evidence of Class II
proper oil level (Chapter 3, Section I).
a. Check for completeness. Stowed in opera-
Any listed component
tors platform should be both post and frame
assemblies, shovel, spacers, truck hitch,
b. Check operators platform for cracks,
breaks, or other damage. Ensure that gate
damaged. Gate can-
can be latched closed.
not be latched closed.
Inspect for cracks, breaks, or other damage.
Truck hitch missing or
Feed Roll and
Check for presence of drive chains.
Either drive chain miss-