While performing PMCS:
q Check all bolts. nuts, and screws for
Iooseness breaks or missing.
q Check for broken welds
q Check electrical connections for cracked or
broken wire, or loose connectors
q Check hoses and fluid lines for wear,
damage, and leaks.
For any special operation refer to TM
When working in/around the carrier, follow all
Checkmark each item where any fault is noted.
Record all faults on DA Form 2404.
Provide equipment readiness status to your
Refer to TM 9-2350-261-10 for Weekly and
BEFORE OPERATION CHECKS
Check exterior above shroud for damaged or missing items. Ensure
all items are properly secured.
Check fixed fire extinguisher handle and seal.
Check smoke grenade launcher (M113A2, M1059).
Check for leaks, loose hull access and drain plugs.
Check all flexible air intake ducts. Do not operate
carrier if damage exists.
Check inside front power plant compartment for leaks and damage.
a. Air intake duct (holes or tears)
b. Fuel lines (leaks)
c. Coolant hoses (leaks)
d. Oil lines (leaks)
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