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TM 10-3930-659-10 2-5.  EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES (Con’t). e.  Not Fully Mission Capable If: Column.  Information in this column tells you what faults will keep your equipment from being capable of performing its primary mission.  If you make check and service procedures that show faults listed in this  column,  do  not  operate  the  equipment.    Follow  standard  operating  procedures  for  maintaining  the  equipment  or reporting equipment failure. 2-6.  OTHER TABLE ENTRIES. Be sure to observe all special information and notes that appear in your table. 2-7.  GENERAL PMCS PROCEDURES. f.    Always  do  your  PMCS  in  the  same  order  so  it  gets  to  be  a  habit.    Once  you’ve  had  some  practice,  you’ll  spot anything wrong In a hurry. g.  If anything looks wrong and you can’t fix it, write it on your DA Form 2404.  If you find something seriously wrong, IMMEDIATELY report it to Unit Maintenance. h.  When you perform PMCS, take along the tools you need to make all the checks.  You’ll always need a rag (Item 7, Appendix D) or two. WARNING Dry cleaning solvent, P-D-680, Is toxic and flammable.  Always wear protective  goggles  and  gloves,  and  use  only  In  a  well-ventilated area.      Avoid   contact   with   skin,   eyes,   and   clothes,   and   DO   NOT breathe  vapors.    DO  NOT  use  near  open  flame  or  excessive  heat. The   solvent's   flash   point   Is   1000F-138°F   (380C-590C).      If   you become  dizzy  while  using  cleaning  solvent,  Immediately  get  fresh air  and  medical  help.    If  solvent  contacts  eyes,  Immediately  wash your eyes and get medical aid. (1)  Keep It Clean.  Dirt, grease, oil, and debris get in the way and may cover up a serious problem.  Clean as you work and as needed.  Use dry cleaning solvent (Item 8, Appendix D) on all metal surfaces.  Use soap (Item 2, Appendix D) and water when you clean rubber or plastic. (2)    Rust  and  Corrosion.    Check  metal  parts  of  vehicle  and  frame  for  rust  and  corrosion.    If  any  bare  metal  or corrosion exists, clean and apply a light coat of oil.  Report it to your supervisor. (3)    Bolts,  Nuts,  and  Screws.    Check  bolts,  nuts,  and  screws  for  obvious  looseness,  missing,  bent,  or  broken condition.  You can’t try them all with a tool, of course, but look for chipped paint, bare metal, or rust around bolt heads.  If you find one you think is loose, tighten it or report it to Unit Maintenance if you can’t tighten it. 2-12

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