Section II. REPAIR PARTS, SPECIAL TOOLS; TEST, MEASUREMENT, AND
DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT (TMDE); AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT
4-3. COMMON TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT.
For common tools and equipment refer to the Modi-
fied Table of Organization and Equipment (MTOE) ap-
plicable to your unit. The basic tool kit assigned to
mechanics for this unit is the Tool Kit, General Me-
chanics: Automotive as defined in SC 5180-90-N26.
All other tools required for the performance of each
task are listed in the setup of each task and identified
in Appendix F, Tool Identification List.
4-4. SPECIAL TOOLS, TMDE, AND SUPPORT
No special tools, TMDE, or support equipment are re-
quired for operation or maintenance of the plate com-
4-5. REPAIR PARTS.
Repair parts are listed and illustrated in Appendix C
of this manual.
4-6. INSPECTION UPON RECEIPT.
Section Ill. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT
Inspect plate compactor for loose or missing
mounting hardware on all components.
Inspect around engine base for signs of oil leak-
Inspect fuel lines and fittings for signs of fuel leak-
Remove tape from exhaust on muffler and in-
take of air cleaner.
Service the engine oil (Para. 4-12) and vibra-
tor oil (Para. 4-13).
Perform before operation preventive mainte-
nance checks and services listed in section II of
chapter 2 and section IV of this chapter.
Remove tag after adjusting tension on v-belt.
4-7. SERVICING UPON RECEIPT.
Compactors shipped outside CONUS must be re-
moved from shipping crate and the following per-
Section IV. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
The necessary preventive maintenance checks and
services to be performed at the unit level are listed
and described in Table 4-2. The preventive mainte-
nance services include lubrication requirements for
the plate compactor, to be performed by unit mainte-
4-9. PMCS PROCEDURES.
The PMCS procedures are arranged in a logical se-
quence as indicated by the item numbers. Explana-
tion of column is in the PMCS table as follows:
Item Number Column. This column lists, in logical
order of performance, the checks and services
that are to be performed. These numbers shall be
used as a source of item numbers for the TM
Number Column on DA Form 2404, Equipment
Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet, in re-
cording results of the checks and services.
Interval Column. This column contains the time
frame for which a required check or service is to
Location/Item to Check/Service Column. This col-
umn defines the item or group of items to be
checked and serviced.