PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) (Contd)
a. It is necessary to know how fluid leaks affect equipment operation and readiness. The following
definitions for types/classes of leakage shall be observed.
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops but not enough to cause drops to drip from
item being checked/inspected.
Class III Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item being
b. Identify and report any sign of leakage, and perform all maintenance and repair in this manual.
c. Under emergency conditions where use of the hydraulic system is necessary to complete the mission,
consideration must be given to the fluid capacity and the leak classification.
Paint touch-up of the BEB should be performed as needed during PMCS. Refer to painting instructions,
This PMCS uses the one-look format. Conduct PMCS with BEB on transport, start at the starboard aft side
of boat nearest the driver's side of cab, proceeding counterclockwise.
When checking/servicing an item, ensure all attaching/mounting hardware is
properly secured. Loose, cracked, broken, or missing hardware may cause
equipment failure or injury to personnel.
During PMCS, ensure that components and assemblies are correctly installed.
Incorrect installation may cause equipment damage or failure.
Perform lubrication checks and services after completing PMCS. Refer to WP 0012 00.