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This page contains all the Steps to Perform PMCS for Various Military Vehicles. Allowing Service Members to use their Smart Phones while using the steps directly from the Manuals for the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps. It Also contains notes on Maintenance, fluid levels and much more information. Steps to perform Before, During, After, Weekly and Monthly PMCS Checks with TM Item numbers to enter on the DA Form 5988 or DA form 2404. You No Longer need to Share one TM between 4 Vehicles or Make Copies of a Single TM in the Platoon any longer. Conveniently use your Phone to go Step by Step during the PMCS Process. Information is Derived from Army TM 9 2320 280 10, AIR FORCE TO 36A12-1A-2091-1 and MARINE CORPS TM 2320-10/6B
Below are the Designated Intervals of When to Perform PMCS & Classes of Leaks
Designated intervals are performed under usual operating conditions. PMCS intervals must be performed more frequently when operating under unusual conditions like deployment or during Field Operations.
Normal Conditions PMCS Intervals
1. BEFORE checks and services of PM must be performed prior to placing vehicle or its components in operation.
2. DURING checks and services of PM must be performed while the vehicle and/or its components/systems are in operation.
3. AFTER checks and services of PM are performed upon completion of mission.
4. WEEKLY checks and services of PM are performed once every 7 days.
5. MONTHLY checks and services of PM are performed once every 30 days.
Below are How to determine the Different Classes of Leaks
Wetness around seals, gaskets, fittings, or connections indicates leakage. A stain also denotes leakage. If a fitting or connector is loose, tighten it. If broken or defective, report it and get it replaced. You also need to become familiar with the Fluids to determine what fluid is leaking.
1. Class I. Leakage indicated by wetness or discoloration, but not great enough to form visual drops during inspection.
2. Class II. Leakage great enough to form drops, but not enough to cause drops to drip from item during time of inspected.
3. Class III. Leakage great enough to form drops that fall from the item during the time of being inspected