UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
AND SERVICES (PMCS)
a. Always keep in mind the WARNINGS and CAUTIONS while performing
Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS, Table 4-1)
are to be completed to ensure the water chiller is ready to use at
These checks and services help you find and repair
defects before the water chiller is damaged or fails.
All deficiencies and shortcomings shall be recorded together
with the corrective action taken on DA Form 2404 (Equipment
Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet) at the earliest opportunity.
If your equipment fails to operate, troubleshoot with proper
Report any deficiencies using proper forms.
(See DA PAM
The PMCS table lists the inspections and care of the
equipment required to keep it in good operating condition.
To perform PMCS, follow the directions listed for each
(1) Item No.
This column numbers the checks and services in
order of performance.
It is the source of item numbers for the TM
Number Column on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance
This column tells you when to do a certain check
The codes in this column are as follows:
W - Perform these checks and services once per week.
M - Perform these checks and services once per month and upon
receipt of new equipment.
H - Perform these checks and services after the number of hours
of equipment operation listed in the column.
(3) Item to be Inspected Procedure.
This column tells you what
item is to be inspected.
It also tells you how to do the required
checks and services.
Carefully follow these instructions. If
directed by the procedure, or if you do not have the required tools,
refer the equipment to Direct Support maintenance.