When you do your PMCS, take along a rag or two.
While performing PMCS, observe WARNING and CAUTIONS preceding those operations which could endanger
your safety or result in damage to the equipment.
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Wear protective goggles and
gloves and use only in well ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes
and dont breathe vapors. Do not use near open flame or excessive heat. The flash
point is 100°F 138°F (38°C 59°C). If you become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, get
fresh air immediately and get medical aid. If contact with eyes is made, wash you eyes
with water and get medical aid immediately.
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 surfaces. Use soap and water when you
clean rubber or plastic material.
Bolts, nuts, and screws: check that they are not loose, missing, bent or broken. You cant 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
Welds: Look for loose or chipped paint, rust or gaps where parts are welded together. If you find a bad
weld, report it to unit maintenance.
Electric wires and connectors: Look for cracked or broken insulation, bare wires and loose or broken
connectors. Report damaged or loose wiring to unit maintenance.
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, report it to unit maintenance.
Vehicle must be on level ground in order to get correct fluid level measurement.