CONVENTIONAL AIR INDUCTION SYSTEM
3-1. Preventive Maintenance Cheeks and Services (PMCS)
G e n e r a l Preventive maintenance for the conventional air induction system is the
s y s t e m a t i c care, inspection, and service of equipment to maintain it in serviceable
condition and detect faults and failure before extensive and time-consuming repairs or
r e p l a c e m e n t are required. Not all possible repairs are described in these instructions.
Those that are will be referenced in the PMCS. For items not referenced and are not
self-explanatory, refer to the appropriate TM-20 technical manual.
Procedures The PMCS table is set up to be performed by organizational personnel
Q U A R T E R L Y and should be assisted by the crew. F o r vehicles equipped with top
loading air cleaners; perform PMCS table 3-1, for vehicles equipped with side loading
air cleaners, perform PMCS table 3-2.