OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
INTRODUCTION - CONTINUED
GENERAL PMCS PROCEDURES - CONTINUED
Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and low toxic material.
However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use protective gloves and goggles. Use in well-ventilated
areas. Keep away from open flames and other sources of ignition.
Keep It Clean. Dirt, grease, oil and debris get in the way and may cover up a serious problem. Clean as you work
and as needed. Use solvent cleaning compound (Item 2, WP 0042 00) on all metal surfaces. Use detergent (Item 4,
WP 0036 00) and water when you clean rubber, plastic and painted surfaces.
When servicing this machine, performing maintenance, or disposing of materials such as engine coolant, hydraulic
fluid, lubricants, battery acids or batteries, and CARC paint, consult your unit/local hazardous waste disposal center or safety
office for local regulatory guidance. If further information is needed, please contact The Army Environmental Hotline at 1-
Hazardous Waste Disposal. Ensure all spills are cleaned up and disposed of IAW local policy and ordinances.
Rust and Corrosion. Check metal parts for rust and corrosion. If any bare metal or corrosion exists, clean and
apply a light coat of clean oil (Item 5, WP 0042 00). Report it to your supervisor.
Bolts, Rivnuts, Nuts and Screws. Check bolts, rivnuts, nuts and screws for obvious looseness, missing, bent or
broken condition. If you find one is loose, notify your supervisor.
Electric Wires and Connectors. Look for cracked or broken insulation, bare wires and loose or broken connec-
tors. Reconnect loose connectors. Ensure that wires are in good condition.
Remove rings or other hard objects from hands before cleaning ballistic glass. DO NOT use hard, dirty
or gritty cloths on ballistic glass. DO NOT apply water or detergent unless ballistic glass is cool and is
protected from heating effects of sunlight. Failure to follow these instructions will damage ballistic
Do not use bug spray or other aerosol sprays on or near ballistic glass. Failure to follow these instruc-
tions will damage ballistic glass.
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