OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) INTRODUCTION
1. To ensure the H100C Loader is ready for operation at all times, it must be inspected on a regular basis so
defects may be found and corrected before they result in injury, damage, or equipment failure.
2. The PMCS Table in WP 0013 contains systematic instructions on inspections, lubrications, services, tests, and
corrections to be performed by the operator to keep the equipment in good operating condition and ready for
its primary mission.
EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES
1. Item Number (Item No.) Column. Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 2404
or DA Form 5988-E (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), include the item number for the
check/service indicating a fault. Item numbers also appear in the order you must perform checks and services
for the interval listed.
2. Interval Column. This column tells you when you must perform the procedure in the Procedure column.
a. Before procedures must be done immediately before you operate the loader.
b. During procedures must be done while driving the loader.
After procedures must be done immediately after you operate the loader.
d. Weekly procedures must be done once each week.
e. Bimonthly procedures must be done twice each month.
3. Location, Item to Check/Service Column. This column provides the location and item to be checked or
The WARNINGs and CAUTIONs appearing in your PMCS table should always be
observed. WARNINGs and CAUTIONs appear before applicable procedures. You must
observe these WARNINGs to prevent serious injury to yourself and others, and
CAUTIONs to prevent equipment from being damaged.
4. Procedure Column. This column gives you the procedures you must perform to check or service the item
listed in the Item to Check/Service column, to know if the equipment is ready or available for its intended
mission. You must perform the procedures at the time stated in the Interval column.
5. Not Fully Mission Capable If: Column. Information in this column tells you what faults will keep your
equipment from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you perform check/service procedures that
show faults listed in this column, the equipment is not mission-capable. Follow standard operating procedures
for maintaining the equipment or reporting equipment failure.
GENERAL PMCS PROCEDURES
1. Always perform PMCS in the same order so it gets to be a habit. Once you have had some practice, you will
spot anything wrong in a hurry. If the loader does not perform as required, refer to the appropriate trouble-
2. If anything looks wrong and you cannot fix it, write it on your DA Form 2404 or DA Form 5988-E. If you find
something seriously wrong, immediately report it to your supervisor.