PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) INTRODUCTION
To ensure the M400T and M400W Skid Steer Loaders are ready for operation at all times, they must be inspected
on a regular basis so defects may be found and corrected before they result in injury, damage, or equipment
Table 1 in WP 0009 contains systematic instructions on inspections, lubrications, services, tests, and corrections to
be performed by Field Maintenance to keep your equipment in good operating condition and ready for its primary
Table 2 in WP 0009 lists mandatory replacement parts, by interval, for the loaders.
For information on Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC), refer to WP 0001.
EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES
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 that you must perform checks and ser-
vices for the interval listed.
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If both an hours and calender interval are provided, perform check or service at whichever
interval comes first.
Interval Column. This column tells you when you must perform the procedure in the Procedure column.
a. Hours procedures must be performed at the hour interval specified.
b. Semiannual procedures must be done once every six months.
Annual procedures must be done once each year.
Man-Hours Column. This column indicates man-hours required to complete prescribed lubrication.
Location, Item to Check/Service Column. This column provides the location and item to be checked or ser-
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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 your equipment from being damaged.
Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure 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 procedure at the time stated in the Interval column.
Not Fully Mission Capable If: Column. Information in this column tells you what faults will keep your equip-
ment 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.