Section I. ORGANIZATION MAINTENANCE, GENERAL
4-1. Scope of Organization Maintenance
4-2. Tools, Materials, and Test Equipment
Required for Organizational Maintenance
organizational maintenance of the P&T. It includes the
a. Tools. Tool kit, Weco # 168.
a. Daily and weekly preventive maintenance
(1) Lint-free cloth.
checks and services (para 4-5).
b. Monthly preventive maintenance checks and
preservative (PL Special) (NSN 9150-00-185-0629).
services (para 4-6).
(3) Fine sandpaper, No. 000.
c. Quarterly preventive maintenance checks and
(4) Tile panel lifter.
services (para 4-7).
c. Test Equipment.
d. Cleaning (para 4-8).
(1) All rack mounted test equipment listed in
e. Touchup painting (para 4-9).
f. Building and changing circuits (paras 4-10
(2) Multimeter, Simpson 260.
g. Troubleshooting permanently connected circuits
and equipment (sec IV).
Section II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
4-3. Preventive Maintenance
4-4. Preventive Maintenance Checks and
Preventive maintenance is the systematic care,
inspection, and servicing of equipment to maintain it in
Preventive maintenance checks and services of the
serviceable condition and assure maximum operational
TCF are required on a daily, weekly, monthly, and
capability. Preventive maintenance is the responsibility
quarterly basis unless otherwise directed by the station
of the P&T maintenance NCOIC and maintenance
a. Paragraph 4-5 specifies checks and services
a. Systematic Care. The procedures given in
that must be accomplished weekly and under the special
conditions listed below.
systematic care and cleaning essential to proper upkeep
(1) When the equipment is initially installed.
and operation of the equipment.
(2) When the equipment is reinstalled after
b. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services.
removal for any reason.
The preventive maintenance checks and service charts
(3) At least once each month if the equipment
is maintained in standby condition.
at specific intervals (para 4-4). These checks and
services are to maintain equipment in good general
maintenance checks and services that must be
(physical) condition and in good operating condition. To
performed monthly and quarterly respectively.
assist maintenance personnel in maintaining the
equipment in peak condition, the charts indicate what to
4-5. Daily and Weekly Preventive
check, how to check, and the normal conditions. The
Maintenance Checks and Service Charts
reference column lists the paragraphs or manuals that
Perform the maintenance functions indicated in the daily
contain detailed repair or replacement procedures. If a
and weekly preventive maintenance checks and service
defect is noted that cannot be remedied by the TCF
charts below daily and weekly respectively. Adjustment
maintenance personnel, a higher category of
of the maintenance interval must be made to
maintenance or repair is required.
compensate for any unusual operating conditions.
a. Patch and Test Facility (Daily)
Item to be inspected
Alarms and lamps.
Press test button on alarm panels.