Table 1. Before PMCS - Continued.
NOT FULLY MISSION
Check fuel lines for broken or damaged Any fuel leak.
fittings and ensure all lines and fittings
are secure inside the engine compartment.
The transmission oil level is checked with the engine running, at idle
speed. Great care must be taken with hot components. Failure to fol-
low this warning may result in injury to personnel.
The transmission oil must be at its operating temperature before you
check the oil level. Failure to comply with this instruction could result
in the transmission being incorrectly filled with oil and becoming
Do not overfill as this would cause overheating problems and foaming
of the oil. A low oil level will cause cavitation and loss of drive.
a. Remove the transmission oil gauge
rod (Table 5, Note 9) from the filler tube
b. Insert transmission oil gauge rod into The oil level is above or below
the ADD and FULL marks on the
transmission filler tube. Remove oil
gauge rod and verify oil level is between transmission oil gauge rod.
ADD and FULL marks.
c. If indicated oil level is below ADD
mark on oil gauge rod, add enough proper
grade oil (Table 5) to bring oil level to
between the ADD and FULL marks.
d. After adding oil, leave the engine
idling for 1 minute, then repeat steps b, c,
and d, if necessary.
e. Turn off the engine.
a. Check for missing or damaged fire
Fire extinguisher not properly
charged, missing, or damaged.
b. Ensure the seals or locking wire are
Seal or locking ring missing or
If tactical situation permits, check opera- Horn does not operate, if tactical
tion of horn.