Section V. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
This section contains preventive
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maintenance checks and services (PMCS) for
Organizational preventive maintenance checks and
organizational maintenance level. These services are to
services are listed in table 4-1. Perform these checks
be performed quarterly as indicated in table 4-1. For
and services in the numerical sequence listed in the first
column of the table.
Table 4-1. Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Item to be
Replace engine fuel filter every 100 hours of
Check for worn, frayed, or broken drive belt.
Check battery cable connections and mounting
electrolyte level and specific gravity. Clean
Linkage Speed Check speed control linkage for freedom of
Refer adjustment to Direct or General Support
Weigh the cylinder to determine amount of fuel
remaining. A full cylinder weighs 35 ounces
(992.25 grams). An empty cylinder weighs 17
ounces (481.95 grams). The actuating valve is a
measured shot of 2-1/2 cc per shot. Calculate
remaining shots in the cylinder [15.6 shots (or
39 cc) per ounce (28.35 grams) of weight].
Replace the fuel cylinder when 95% used, or when
the cylinder weighs approximately 18 ounces
(510.27 grams). Install new cylinder in
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