2-8. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES, COLUMAR ENTRIES.
(a.) Item number column. This is the order in which you perform checks and services on the
laundry unit. The entry in this column will also be used as a source of item numbers for the "TM Item
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results of PMCS.
(b.) Interval columns. The interval column of your PMCS table tells you when to do a certain
check or service.
(c.) Item to be inspected. Identification of item to be inspected.
(d.) Procedures column. The procedures colunm of your PMCS table tells you how to do the
required checks and services.
Carefully follow these instructions.
(e.) Equipment is not ready/available if column. Entries in this column will be keyed
specifically to checks listed in the Procedures column for the purpose of identifying, for the check, the
criteria that will cause the equipment to be classified as not ready/available because of inability to
perform its primary Combat mission. An entry in this column will:
(1) Identify conditions that make the equipment not ready/available for readiness reporting.
(2) Deny use of the equipment until corrective maintenance has been performed.
2-9. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. Leakage definitions for operator/crew PMCS shall be classified
Equipment operation is allowable with minor leakages (Class I or II).
Of course, you must consider the fluid capacity in the item/system being
checked/inspected. When in doubt, notify your supervisor.
When operating with Class I or II leaks, continue to check fluid levels
as required in your PMCS.
Class III leaks should be reported to your supervisor
a. Class I - Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to form
b. Class II - Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops but not enough to cause drops to drip
from item being check/inspected.
c. Class III - Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item being