PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (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. Refer to chapter 5
bridge pallet maintenance 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. Class III leaks must be
reported to the maintenance supervisor immediately.
Paint touch-up of the REB should be performed as needed during PMCS. Refer to painting instructions
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES FOR BRIDGE AND PALLET
This PMCS uses the one-look format. With REB on the transporter, start at the front of pallet nearest
the driver's side of cab, proceeding counterclockwise. Refer to figure below.
When checking/servicing an item, ensure that all
attaching/mounting hardware is properly secured. Loose, cracked,
broken, or missing hardware may cause equipment failure or injury
During PMCS, ensure that components and assemblies are
correctly installed. Incorrect installation may cause equipment
damage or failure.
During PMCS, ensure that components and assemblies are correctly installed. Incorrect installation may
cause equipment damage or failure.
Check for loose, cracked, broken, or missing hardware that may cause equipment failure or injury to
Remove rust and accumulated corrosion during PMCS. Corrosion not removed promptly will degrade
Perform lubrication checks and services after completing PMCS. Refer to WP 0016 00.
PMCS for Bridge and Pallet Figure.