--General support level can remove, replace, and use the
- - S p e c i a l i z e d repair activity can remove, replace, and
use the item.
--Depot level can remove, replace, and use the item.
The maintenance code entered in the fourth position tells whether
or not the item is to be repaired and identifies the lowest
maintenance level with the capability to do complete repair
( i . e . , perform all authorized repair functions.) NOTE: Some
limited repair may be done on the item at a lower level of main-
tenance, if authorized by the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC)
and SMR codes. This position will contain one of the following
- - O r g a n i z a t i o n a l or (aviation unit) is the lowest level
that can do complete repair of the item.
--Direct support or aviation intermediate is the lowest
level that can do complete repair of the item.
--General Support is the lowest level that can do complete
repair of the item.
- - S p e c i a l i z e d repair activity is the lowest level that
can do complete repair of the item.
--Depot is the lowest level that can do complete repair
of the item.
--Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
- - N o repair is authorized. (No parts or special tools
are authorized for the maintenance of a "B" coded item).
However, the item may be reconditioned by adjusting,
l u b r i c a t i n g , etc., at the user level.
Recoverability Code. Recoverability codes are assigned to items
t o indicate the disposition action on unserviceable items. The recov-
erability code is entered in the fifth position of the SMR Code as
--Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and
dispose of the item at the level of maintenance shown
in 3d position of SMR Code.