Section V. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
monthly, and semi-annual intervals. The weekly interval
is 40 hours, monthly is 100 hours and semi-annual basis
is 500 hours. All deficiencies which are beyond the
capabilities of organizational maintenance must be
reported to Direct Support Maintenance.
The preventive maintenance checks and services to
be performed are in Table 4-2 for the generator set less
engine. Refer to TM 5-2805-259-14 for engine
preventive maintenance checks and services. The item
numbers are listed consecutively and indicate the
sequence of minimum requirements.
Table 4-2. Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
W -- Weekly (40 hours)
Item to be
Equipment is not
Check for and have
repaired or adjusted
Inspect entire set for loose or miss-
ing components and hardware, or
unusual wear or damage. Clean set.
Check to ensure seal is intact, and
extinguisher has not been used.
Replace if used.
Batteries Check battery electrolyte level.
Add water as necessary.
In freezing weather run engine
a minimum of one hour after
adding water to batteries.
Check that the battery cables are
tight. Para 3-11, 4-27, and 4-28.
See TM 5-2805-259-14 for
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