5. It is necessary for you to know how fluid leaks affect the status of your equipment. The following are
definitions of the types/classes of leakage you need t) know to be able to determine the status of your
equipment. Learn and be familiar with them and REMEMBER - when in doubt, notify your supervisor.
LEAKAGE DEFINITIONS FOR UNIT PMCS
Seepage of fluid as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to form
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops, but not enough to cause drops to drip
from the item being checked/inspected.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item being
Equipment operation is allowable with minor leakage (Class I or II). Of course consideration must
b( given to the fluid capacity in the item/system being check, inspected. When operating with
Class I or II leaks, continue to check fluid levels as required on your PMCS. Class II leaks should
be reported to your supervisor or unit maintenance.