Remove and replace protective caps, plugs, inserts, wrappings, and tape
when inspection/inventory is completed. Inspect piping openings for
damage. Wipe off dirt, grease, or protective films at time of
Remove chocks from resilient mounted components.
4-5. Initial Setup Procedure. Includes operational checks and inspections that
are not performed for a routine startup. Direct support maintenance personnel
will perform initial setup in accordance with the operator's manual
4-6. Normal Startup. Refer to operator's manual, TM 55-1905-223-10.
4-7. Shutdown Procedure (Usual or Unusual). Refer to operator's manual,
Section III. INTERMEDIATE GENERAL SUPPORT PREVENTIVE
MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
4-8. Explanation of PMCS Table. PMCS is designed to keep the equipment in good
working condition. This is accomplished by performing certain tests, inspections,
and services. Table 4-1 lists items to be serviced and the procedures needed to
accomplish the PMCS. The "Interval" column tells you when to perform a check or
service. If needed, PMCS may be performed more frequently than the indicated
interval. The "Procedures" column tells you how to perform the required checks
and services. If your equipment does not perform as required, see Table 4-2,
Troubleshooting. Report any malfunctions or failures on DA Form 2404. In the
Item Number column on DA Form 2404, record the appropriate Item Number from the
Table 4-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
A - Annually
S - Semiannually
Item to be
Shaft & Shaft
Check for scoring (paragraph 4-15).
Clean out piping and remove any deposits
Check for scoring between impeller shaft
and wearing ring (paragraph 4-15).