OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
(PMCS) INTRODUCTION - CONTINUED
GENERAL PMCS PROCEDURES - CONTINUED
Examine areas around bolts and bolt holes for cracks or elongation of the holes. Cracks that are 1 inch or
longer, or 2 consecutive bolt holes elongated are cause to replace the armor panel.
Look for signs that the armor has been deformed or damaged, including:
(a) Armor that is dented or bent out of shape.
(b) Bent door frames and door support posts which won't allow the doors to close properly.
(c) Bent, warped, or misaligned body panels that cause gaps between adjacent armor panels.
(d) Any complete penetration of the armor (a hole in the armor) or multiple gouges 1/4 inch or deeper
within 3 inches of each other.
Ceramic/Composite Armor. Inspect for and replace if there is any visible damage.
Transparent Armor (Ballistic Glass). Inspect transparent armor for damage and replace if any of the following
Cloudiness in the glass which interferes with the driver's vision.
Rock chips, cracks with spider webbing, decals, or stickers that impair vision.
Any hit that exposes the glass below the first layer.
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