Section I. INTRODUCTION
a. This appendix assigns maintenance functiona to be performed on
components, assemblies, and subassemblies by the lowest appropriate
b. Columns in the maintenance allocation chart are as follows:
(1) Part or component This column shows only the nomenclature
or standard item name. Additional descriptive data are in-
cluded only where clarification is necessary to identify the
component. components, assemblies, and subassemblies are
listed in top-down order. That is, the assemblies which are
part of a component are listed immediately below that com-
ponent, and subassemblies which are part of an assembly are
listed immediately below that assembly. Each generation
breakdown (components, assemblies, or subassemblies) are
listed in disassembly order or alphabetical order.
(2) Maintenance function. This column indicates the various
maintenance functions allocated to the categories.
to preserve, and
to replenish lubricants
(b) Adjust. To regulate periodically to prevent malfunction.
(c) Inspect To verify serviceability and detect incipient elec-
trical or mechanical failure by serutiny.
(d) Test. To verify serviceability and to detect incipient electrical
or mechanical failure by use of special equipment such as
gages, meters, etc.
(e) Replace. To substitute serviceable component, assemblies,
or subassemblies for unserviceable components, assemblies,
(f) Repair. To restore an item to serviceable condition through
correction of a specific failure or unserviceable condition.
This function includes but is not limited to welding, grinding,
riveting, striaghtening, and replacement of parts other than
the trial and error replacement of running spare type items
such as fuses, lamps, or electron tubes.