SECTION II (Conlt.)
(5) Install the air intake cap on the top of the air
Preventive Maintenance Services.
General. To insure that the equipment is ready for operation
at all times, it must be inspected systematically before operation,
during operation, and after operation, so that defects may be dis-
covered and corrected before they result in serious damage or
The necessary preventive maintenance services will be
perfomed before operation.
Defects discovered during operation
of the unit will be noted for future correction, to be made as soon
as operation has ceased.
Stop operation immediately if a deficiency
is noticed during operation which would damage the equipment if
operation were continued.
After-operation services will be performed
by the operator after every operating period. After-operation servic-
es will be performed at intervals based on the normal operation of
Reduce interval to compensate for abnormal conditions.
Defects or unsatisfactory operating characteristics beyond the scope
of the operator to correct must be reported at the earliest opport-
unity to organizational maintenance.
Responsibility for performance
of preventive maintenance services rests not only with the operator,
but with the entire chain of command from section chief to commanding
officer (AR 750-5).