need to be done. For some items of equipment, routine PMCS are not listed in the
Routine PMCS that are listed in the PMCS table are there because
others have reported unusual or significant problems with a particular item of
equipment. Some routine PMCS would include the following:
a. Check and ensure that the vehicle radio set, as installed, is complete.
Refer to TM 11-5820-924-10-HR for end item listings that can be used to inventory
USE ONLY CLEAR WATER AND A RAG TO CLEAN PLASTIC SURFACES.
DO NOT PAINT PLASTIC
SURFACE. DAMAGE TO PLASTIC WILL RESULT IF CLEANED WITH SOLVENT OR PAINTED.
b. Check equipment surfaces for corrosion, rust, and fungus.
Clean and touch
up paint as appropriate.
c. Check the controls of components to ensure that knobs are not missing,
broken, or loose and that controls turn properly.
d. Check for loose plugs and jacks. Tighten cable plug lock rings and cable
restraining devices (glands). If a plug has an O-ring, check and ensure that it is
properly installed and lubricated. Tighten the component jack lock rings.
e. Check the plug-to-jack connections, and ensure the proper plug orientation
and tightness of connections.
f. Check for loose mountings, hardware, brackets, and so on.
ENSURE THAT THE CORRECT TYPE OF BOLTS OR SCREWS, STAR WASHERS, AND NUTS ARE USED
AND PROPERLY ASSEMBLED.
SEVERE ELECTRICAL HAZARDS EXIST WHEN ITEMS OF EQUIPMENT
ARE NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED AND GROUNDED.