PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
This section contains instructions for preventive-
systematic care, inspection, and servicing of equipment to maintain
it in sound condition, and to find and correct beginning failures
before expensive and time-consuming repairs or replacements are
Preventive-maintenance is done by operator
Proper operation and use of equipment is just as impor-
tant a part of preventive-maintenance as are the preventive-mainten-
ance inspections and services prescribed in this section.
cription of Army preventive-maintenance and its organization, refer
to TM 38-750.
preventive-maintenance services is the number of hours the generator
set is operated, although operation under adverse conditions, such as
extreme temperatures, dust, water, or mud, may require more frequent
Daily preventive-maintenance ser-
vices are required to insure that important parts of the equipment
are checked regularly.
Daily Preventive-Maintenance Services.
Daily preventivemaintenance services are listed
in table 2-1 and shall be followed by the operator each day the gen-
erator set is operated.