CONTAINERIZED SHOWER AND SHOWER, ENCLOSED UNIT, SYSTEM
PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS), INTRODUCTION
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) are performed to keep the Containerized Shower
and Shower, Enclosed Unit, System in good operating condition. The checks are used to find, correct, or
report problems. Unit personnel are to do the PMCS jobs as shown in the PMCS table. PMCS are done
every day the shower is operated, using the PMCS table. Pay attention to WARNING and CAUTION
statements. A WARNING means someone could be hurt. A CAUTION means equipment could be
Before you begin using the shower, do Before PMCS.
During use of the shower, do During PMCS.
After using the shower, do After PMCS.
Once a week, do Weekly PMCS if the shower has been in use.
Do Monthly PMCS once a month if the shower has been in use.
If you find something wrong when performing PMCS, fix it using troubleshooting and/or maintenance
The right-hand column of the PMCS table lists conditions that make the shower not fully mission capable.
Write up the faults not fixed on DA Form 2404 for unit maintenance. For further information on how to use
this form, see DA PAM 738-750.
If tools required to perform PMCS are not listed in procedures, notify your supervisor.
Look for signs of trouble. Senses help here. You can feel, smell, hear, or see many problems that can be
eliminated before they get worse. Inspect to see if items are in good condition. Are components correctly
installed and secured? Is any damage to the fabric or frame components visible? Correct any faults or
notify unit or direct support maintenance.
There are some common items to check on the shower. These include the following:
Shower container, including doors, circuit breaker box, interior lights, heater, and exhaust fan.
Freshwater and graywater hose conditions and connections.
Power cable condition and connections.
Graywater holding tank and sump pump.
30 gpm water pump and 3000 gallon freshwater tank (if used).
Perform PMCS on the M-80 Water Heater as described in TM 10-4520-259-13&P.
Perform PMCS on the TEMPER as described in TM 10-8340-224-13.
Perform PMCS on the 3000 Gallon Freshwater Tank (if used) as described in TM 10-5430-237-12&P.
Perform PMCS on the General Cargo Container as described in TM 55-8115-204-23&P.
Perform PMCS on the Sewage Ejection Pump (SEP) as described in TM 10-4630-206-13&P.
LUBRICATION SERVICE INTERVALS
Refer to TM 55-8115-204-23&P for general cargo container lubrication instruction.