Keep it clean
: Dirt, grease, oil and debris only get in the way
and may cover up a serious problem.
Clean as you work and as needed.
Use dry cleaning solvent (P-D-680) to clean metal surfaces.
and water when you clean rubber or plastic material.
(2) Bolts, nu s an
Check that they are not loose, missing,
bent or broken.
You can not trv them all with a tool but look for
chipped paint, bare metal or rust around bolt
you find loose.
(3) Welds: Look for loose or chipped paint,
are welded together.
If you find a bad weld,
Tighten any that
rust or gaps where parts
report it to direct
wires and connector:
Look for cracked or broken
insulation, bare wires and loose or broken connectors. Tighten loose
connections and make sure the wires are in good condition.
and flu id lines:
Look for wear, damage and leaks.
sure clamps and fittings are tight.
Wet spots show leaks but a stain
around a fitting or connector can also mean a leak.
If a leak
comes from a loose fitting or connector, tighten it.
If something is
broken or worn out, either correct it or report it to direct support
(refer to MAC Chart).
It is necessary for you to know how fluid leaks affect the status of
The following are definitions of types/classes of
leakage you need to know to be able to determine the status of your
Learn and be familiar with them and REMEMBER-When in
doubt, notify your supervisor.
CLASS I----------Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or
discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
CLASS II---------Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops, but
not enough to cause drops to drip from the item being
CLASS III--------Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall
from the item being checked/inspected.
Perform Operator/Crew PMCS prior to or in conjunction with
Organizational PMCS if:
There is a delay between the daily Operation and the
Regular operator is not assisting/participating.