PMCS PROCEDURES - CONTINUED
PMCS performed at the Organizational Support level generally consists of the following:
Adjusting. Make all needed adjustments as described by the maintenance procedures given in this manual.
Special Cleaning. Use drycleaning solvent PD-680 to clean metal surfaces. Use soap and water to clean
rubber or plastic parts and materials.
Special Lubrication. Perform the special lubrication operations given in the maintenance procedures in this
manual that are not given in the Lubrication Order (LO 9-2320-269-12).
Service. Perform service operations such as draining and refilling components with oil, and changing or
cleaning oil, fuel, and air filters.
Tightening. Tighten any loose hardware such as nuts, bolts, and lock wires, as described by the maintenance
procedures in this manual.
Inspections are required to see if items to be inspected are in good shape, are correctly assembled, stored,
secured, not excessively worn, not leaking, and properly lubricated.
Good condition means items (Including supporting, attaching, or connecting members) are not bent,
twisted, chafed, burned, broken or cracked, bare, frayed, dented, collapsed, torn, cut, or deteriorated.
Correctly assembled or stored means a visual inspection to see if the item is in its normal position in the
vehicle, and that all its parts are there and in their proper positions.
Secured means an external visual inspection, or check by hand, wrench, or pry bar for looseness.
Inspection includes brackets, bolts, lockwashers, locknuts, lock wires, or cotter pins, as well as
connecting tubes, hoses or wires.
Excessively worn means item is worn beyond serviceable limits and likely to fail if not replaced before
the next scheduled maintenance inspection. It includes all illegible markings, data and caution plates,
and printed matter.
Where instructions "tighten" appear in the procedure, it means tighten with a wrench, even if the item