Table 3-1. Unit Level Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) for IHMEE. -- Continued
Item to be
Not Fully Mission
If vehicle has been operating, use extreme
care to avoid being burned when removing
radiator cap or coolant reservoir cap.
Sudden release of pressure can cause a
steam flash which could seriously injure
personnel. Use heavy rags to protect hands.
Slowly loosen cap to the first stop and allow
pressure to be relieved before removing cap
completely. After use, securely tighten cap.
Failure to comply may result in injury or
death to personnel.
Coolant level should be visible at inspection
a. Check and maintain coolant (Item 3,
shows draining is required.
b. Check all hoses and clamps for looseness, Class III leakage is evident.
splits, wear, or cracks that could cause
Hoses are loose split, worn,
Remove all jewelry such as rings, dog tags,
bracelets, etc. If jewelry or tools contact
positive electrical circuits, a direct short
may result. Damage to equipment and
injury or death to personnel may occur.
Refer to TM 9-6140-200-14 for more
specific details on battery maintenance.
a. Inspect battery stowage box for corrosion
Excessive corrosion in
b. Clean NATO slave receptacle terminals
Terminals are corroded.
and coat with corrosion preventative