2-9. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
a. Lubrication instructions are contained in the PMCS table. All lubrication instructions are mandatory.
b. Engine and Transmission oil must be sampled at 50 hours of operation or 90 days, whichever occurs first, for Active
Army Units. Reserve and National Guard activities will use 50 hours or 180 days, whichever occurs first, as prescribed
interval. Hydraulic fluid will be sampled once a year. Sampling will be performed as prescribed by DA PAM 738-750.
2-10. PMCS COLUMN DESCRIPTION
a. Item Number - The order that PMCS should be performed, and also used as a source of item numbers for the TM
Number column on DA Form 5988-E Equipment Inspection and Maintenance (Electronic) worksheet when recording results
b. Interval - Tells when each check is to be performed.
c. Item To Be Inspected - Lists the checks to be performed.
d. Procedures - Description of the procedure by which the check is to be performed.
e. During adverse weather or abnormal dusty conditions, lubrication may require daily servicing.
f. Lubricate axles, steering gear, propeller shafts, and towing pintle after fording operations.
Perform Operator PMCS prior to or in conjunction with Organizational PMCS if:
· There is a delay between the daily operation and the Organizational PMCS.
· Regular operator is not assisting/participating.
2-10.1 PMCS INITIAL SETUP
a. General - This paragraph lists tools, materials, and personnel required for Organizational PMCS and lubrication.
(1) Shop equipment, common no. 1
(2) Tool kit, general mechanic's
(2) Grease, GAA
(3) Oil, lubricating, OE/HDO-10, OE/HDO-15/40, OEA
(4) Oil lubricating, gear, GO-80/90
(5) Rags, wiping