If your equipment does not perform as required, notify unit
Report any malfunctions or failures on DA Form 2404, or
refer to DA Pam 738-750.
If the PMCS table requires removal of assemblies or equipment,
refer to the maintenance paragraph listed.
EQUIPMENT IS NOT READY/AVAILABLE IF PROCEDURES.
Is Not Ready/Available If:
column tells you when and why your
equipment cannot be used.
Both terms ready/available and mission capable indicate
equipment is on hand and is able to perform its combat
(See DA Pam 738-750.)
Equipment operation is allowable with minor leakages (Class I
(See note below.)
Of course, you must consider the
fluid capacity in the item/system being checked/inspected.
When in doubt, notify your supervisor.
When operating with Class I or Class II leaks, continue to
check fluid levels as required in your PMCS.
Class III leaks should be reported to your supervisor or unit
Leakage for operator/crew PMCS shall be classified as follows:
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or
discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops but not
enough to cause drops to drip from item being
Class III Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that
fall from the item being checked/inspected.
Perform weekly as well as before operations PMCS if:
(1) You are the assigned operator and have not operated the
item since last weekly PMCS.
(2) You are operating the item for the first time.