4. If anything looks wrong and you can't fix it, write it down on your DA Form 2404. If you find something seriously wrong,
report it to direct support as soon as possible.
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Wear protective goggles and
gloves and use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and
clothes and don't breathe vapors. Do not use near open flame or excessive heat.
The flash point is 1000F 1380F (38 C 590C). If you become dizzy while using
cleaning solvent, get fresh air immediately and get medical aid. If contact with
eyes is made, wash your eyes with water and get medical aid immediately.
Compressed air, used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi. Use only with
a. 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 surfaced. Use
soap and water when you clean rubber or plastic material.
b. Bolts, nuts and screws: check that they are not loose, missing, bent, or broken. You can't try them all
with a tool, of course, but look for chipped paint, bare metal or rust around bolt heads. Tighten any bolt,
nut, or screw that you find loose.
c. Welds: look for loose or chipped paint, rust or gaps where parts are welded together. If you find a
bad weld, report it to intermediate direct support.
d. Electric wires and connectors: 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.
e. Hoses and fluid lines: look for wear, damage and leaks. Make sure clamps and fittings are tight.
Wet spots show leaks, but a stain around a fitting or connector can also mean a leak. If leakage comes
from a loose fitting or connector, tighten the fitting or connector. If something is broken or worn out, either
correct it or report it to intermediate direct support (refer to the Maintenance Allocation Chart).