SECTION II PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
3-8. Preventive Maintenance. preventive maintenance is the systematic care, servicing, and inspec-
tion of equipment to prevent the occurrence of trouble, to reduce out-of-service time, and to ensure that
the equipment is serviceable.
a. Systematic Care. The procedures in para 3-9 cover routine systematic care and cleaning essential
to proper unkeep and operation of the test set.
b. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services. The preventive maintenance checks and services
chart (para 3-9) outlines functions to be performed at specific intervals. These checks and services are
performed to maintain the test set in serviceable condition; that is, in good general (physical) condition
and in good operating condition. Before you operate, perform your before (B) checks and services.
3-9. AVUM Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services Chart.
Within designated interval, these checks are to be performed in the
Item to be
Check for and have repaired
or adjusted as necessary
Clean exterior, using cloth.
For stubborn dirt, use
cloth damp with cleaning
Condition, secure mounting.
Condition, secure mounting,
Insulation for condition.
Repair damaged insulation
using tape. Connector
shells for condition. Re-
place cable if shell is
damaged. Contacts for
cleanliness. Clean as