AFTER OPERATION - Do the (A) PMCS after operating the disk unit.
WEEKLY - Do the (W) PMCS weekly.
Procedure column. The PROCEDURE column
of PMCS table 2-1 informs the Operator
as to how
checks and services are to be performed. Instructions are to be carefully followed.
Equipment Not Ready/Available If: Procedures. The EQUIPMENT NOT READY/AVAILABLE IF
column of PMCS table 2-1 informs the Operator when the equipment cannot be usedand why it cannot perform the
assigned mission requirements. If the equipment fails to operate as required, refer to chapter 3 for maintenance
instructions. Report any malfunctions on DA Form 2404 (DA PAM 738-750).
The terms "ready/available" and "mission
capable" refer to the same status; equipment
is on hand and is able to perform its combat
missions (DA PAM 738-750).
Special Instructions. If the disk unit must be in use most of the time, check and service those items
that can be checked and serviced without stopping its operation. Make complete checks and services only when the disk
unit is finally shut down.
Deficiency Reporting and Correcting. Should the equipment fail to operate properly, the Operator
reports the problem to Organizational Maintenance for corrective action. All such equipment failures are recorded on DA
Form 2404 (DA PAM 738-750).
Equipment Removal. There is no requirement for the Operator to remove the disk unit in order to
perform the PMCS.
Tools, Materials, and Equipment Required for Maintenance. No tools or equipment are required for
Operator Maintenance. The following cleaning materials are required (appx E):
Soft-bristle brush (item 2, appx E)