M2/M3 BFV: TROUBLESHOOTING - OD1610 - LESSON 1/TASK 2
(10) Block 10 - Man-Hours. For missile systems and equipment reported
under AR 750-40, enter the time when an NMC fault is found. Otherwise, this
block can be used as needed locally.
(11) Column a - TM Item No. Put the TM item number that applies to
the fault listed in column c. If the TM has no item numbers list the page,
paragraph, or sequence number. Circle the number if the fault is listed in
the "Equipment is not ready/available" column of the PMCS table.
manual has no such column, circle the TM item number of any fault that makes
the equipment NMC.
Publications other than the PMCS may be required for
For example, AR
385-55 lists safety checks that may not be in the
PMCS. Those faults will not be counted as NMC for the
DA Form 2406, unless they are in the PMCS "not ready"
column. These faults are listed on DA Form 2404, if
one is found to be a problem.
(12) Column b - Status. Enter the status symbol that applies to the
fault. Symbols are found on the DA Form 2404.
(13) Column c - Deficiencies and Shortcomings. Briefly describe the
fault in column c.
Skip two or three lines between faults to give
maintenance personnel room to make notes of actions they take.
than one TM covers the equipment, draw a line under the last entry for one
TM. Under the line, write the TM number of the manual used next. Follow
the PMCS to the end.
Do not stop when one fault is found.
PMCS to ensure that no other faults exist.
When using a DA Form 2404 for more than one item of equipment (e.g., 25
M16A1 rifles), enter the serial or administrative number for the item with
Write the fault on the line below the serial number.
listing faults not covered by the PMCS, add the publication that covers the
faults (e.g., SOP, AR 385-55).