SECTION II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
2-2. PMCS Procedures. Perform these PMCS procedures prior to the hydraulic kneeling/erecting cart leaving its
containment area. Table 2-2 lists the Inspections and care of the cart required to keep it in good operating condition.
The table is divided in three columns:
a. Item Column. The item column lists the equipment being checked or serviced. Checks and services should be
performed in the order specified.
b. Interval Column. The interval column Indicates when to do certain check or service.
c. Procedures Column. The procedures column indicates how to do the required checks and services.
Table 2-2. PMCS Checks
Check fluid level. Ensure that
reservoir contains a minimum of
2 gallons of hydraulic fluid
(till OPNL LEVEL) appropriate to
the type of helicopter to be
kneeled (See helicopter prepara-
tion for shipment manual). If
the reservoir contains wrong
type of hydraulic fluid or the
type of fluid can not be deter-
mined, drain and flush cart hyd-
raulic system prior to use
(Paragraph 2-3). Inspect for
leaks. Check hydraulic line
connections for loose connec-
tions and damage. Correct
defects prior to use.
Check for broken glass, bent
indicating needle, or other
obvious defects. Check that all
controls operate smoothly and
are tightly mounted. Correct or
Check cable connections at power
receptacle and plug and con-
troller for breaks, worn insu-
lation, and loose connections.
Correct or report defects.