Leakage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops, but not enough to cause drops to
drip from the item being checked/inspected.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item being
Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
NOTE: Within designated interval, these checks are to be performed in the order listed.
I N T E R V A L DEFINITIONS
Item to be Inspected:
Procedure: Check for and have repaired, filled, or adjusted as needed.
Perform all operator checks listed in Operator PMCS, as appropriate,
as part of Road Test (TM 5-2420-224-10).
The following will be performed during Road Test. These inspections must
be performed before any other unit level PMCS regardless of interval.
During Road Test, vehicle will be driven at least 5 miles to give enough
time to detect any malfunctions.
While starting vehicle, listen for unusual noises and difficult cranking of
ENGINE AND ENGINE COMPARTMENT
Listen for unusual noises, hesitation, and varying idle speed; observe
response to accelerator feed.