Table 4. Weekly/Annually PMCS - Continued.
NOT FULLY MISSION
If loose wheel nuts are found, have Field Maintenance check the
wheel nuts, and tighten to 370 lb-ft (500 Nm).
b. Check all tires, including the spare,
Any questionable defect.
for cuts, cracks, bulges, or damage that
exposes the cords, gouges, or foreign
objects that may impede traction and
reduce tire life. Check for abnormal tread
Over-inflated or over-heated tires can explode. Do not cut or weld the
wheel rims. Have a specialist member of personnel do any repair
work. Failure to follow this warning may lead to injury or death to
If a tire has lost all its air pressure, contact Field Maintenance. A spe-
cialist member of personnel will be required to inflate a completely
flat tire. Failure to follow this warning may lead to injury or death to
Tire is deflated or unserviceable.
c. Check all tires for obvious signs of
under inflation. Tire pressure should be
102 psi (703 kPa) on all missions.
Air leaks or damage.
Check air reservoir tanks for leaks and
security. Drain moisture from tank drain
cocks. Report excessive moisture release
or sludge to Field Maintenance.
Figure 7. Air Tank Drain Cocks