TROUBLESHOOTING THE M998 ELECT SYST. - OD1617 - LESSON 1/TASK 3
After completing PMCS and listing all faults that the operator or
crew cannot fix, the DA Form 2404 is turned over to the maintenance
The maintenance supervisor will have a mechanic check
and repair the faults, and then show all action taken for each fault.
Using DA Form 2404 for Follow-on Actions to Operator/Crew PMCS
(see figure 11, on the following page).
(1) Column c--Corrective Action.
All repair parts replaced or
needed are listed in column c.
If parts must be ordered, list the
national stock number (NSN) or part number, TM figure, and item
number. If more room is needed, write "see below" and go to the next
open space. Repeat the TM sequence number, status symbol, and fault,
then go on with the list of parts and actions taken.
other actions taken.
parts and inserts the document numbers in column d of this DA Form
2408-14, or the DA Form 2404.
Any faults that need support
maintenance will go on a DA Form 2407. Print "DA Form 2407 (SPT) "
in column d.
For parts and components that go to repairable
exchange, print "RX".
(2) Column e--Initial When Corrected.
The mechanic initials any
dash or diagonal faults that have been fixed.
The mechanic also
initials over the status symbol in column b. The mechanic then gives
the DA Form 2404 back to the maintenance supervisor. The maintenance
supervisor will examine the faults corrected, and those still not
repaired, to decide what other action is needed.
control, the supervisor or a designated representative will check all
corrected status symbol X faults. The inspector will then initial in
column e, in place of the mechanic.
The CO's designated representative will look at unfixed faults to
decide which one(s) can be delayed.
Faults that do not affect the
operation of the equipment and/or the operator's safety can be
deferred. Normally, fixing a fault is deferred because:
(a) Support is backed up and cannot get to the equipment right