PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS), INCLUDING
LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS Continued
Table 17. Fluids For General Purpose Applications
PL-S (VV-L-800) Lubricating OIl,
General Purpose, Preservative, Water
Displacing, Low Temperature
F to 120
C to 49
PL-M (MIL-L-3150) Lubricating Oil,
F to 120
C to 49
EXPLANATION OF PMCS TABLE ENTRIES
(1) Item Number Column Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 2404
(Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), include the item number for the check/service indicating a
fault. Item numbers also appear in the order that you must do the checks and services for the intervals listed.
(2) Interval Column This column tells you how often you must perform the checks/services.
Semi-Annual checks/services must be performed every six months or after 1500 (2400 km) of operation.
(3) Man-Hour Column This column gives the man-hours (to the nearest 10th of an hour) needed to
complete the prescribed lubrication service. This column is used only for lubrication services.
(4) Item To Be Checked or Serviced Column This column lists the item to be checked or serviced.
(5) Crewmember/Procedure Column This column gives the procedure you must do to check or service
the item listed in the Item To Be Checked or Serviced column to know if the equipment is ready or available for its
intended mission or for operation. You must do the procedure at the time stated in the interval column.
(6) Equipment Not Ready/Available If: Column Information in this column tells you what faults will
keep your equipment from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you perform check and service
procedures that show faults as listed in this column, do not operate the equipment. Follow standard operating
procedures for maintaining the equipment or reporting equipment failure.