M2/M3 BFV: TROUBLESHOOTING - OD1610 - LESSON 1/TASK 2
The inspector initials column d, and the CO or his designated representative
initials column e.
i. Using the DA Form 2404 for Battlefield Damage Assessment and Repair
(1) Blocks 1 through 5 are used in the same manner as in other uses
of the DA Form 2404 previously discussed.
(2) Block 6 - Type Inspection.
Enter the letters "BDAR" in block 6.
(3) Blocks 7 through 10 are used in the same manner as in other uses
of the DA Form 2404.
(4) Columns a and b are left blank When the DA Form 2404 is used for
(5) Column c - Deficiencies and Shortcomings.
Describe the fault
briefly. If more than one deficiency or shortcoming is noted, skip at least
one line between entries.
(6) Column d - Corrective Action.
Explain the action taken to
correct or take care of the fault. Note any parts replaced or ordered, and
(7) Column e - Initial When Corrected.
The person taking the action
In this task, the procedures used to diagnose malfunctions and to complete
DA Form 2404 were discussed. In the next lesson of this subcourse, we will
discuss the procedures used to troubleshoot the turret system on the BFV,
enabling us to identify malfunctions in the subsystems included in that