ORGANIZATIONAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) - CONTINUED
Q - Quarterly
S - Semiannually
A - Annually
B - Biennially
H - Hours
M - Miles
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
PROCEDURE: Check for and have repaired,
filled, adjusted as needed
Check the power steering pump oil reservoir for proper level.
Check the power steering lines for damage and leaks.
Check the power steering pump drivebelts for wear, damage,
and proper tension, 1/2 to 3/4 inch (1.27 to 1.95 cm)
deflection when pressed down. Adjust, or replace as needed
Check power steering gear. Start the engine, and check
operation of the power steering pump. Listen for any
unusual noise, and check the operation of the steering system
for binding (TM 9-2320-269-10).