INTRODUCTION. - Continued
Perform weekly as well as before operation PMCS if:
You are the assigned operator and have not operated the item since the last weekly.
You are operating the item for the first time.
Leakage definitions for operator/crew PMCS shall be classified as follows:
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops but not enough to cause drops to drip from item being
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item being checked/inspected.
Equipment operation is allowable with minor leakages (Class I or II). Of course, you
must consider the fluid capacity in the item/system being checked/inspected. When in
doubt, notify your supervisor.
When operating with Class I or II leaks, continue to check fluid levels as required in your PMCS.
Class III leaks should be reported to your supervisor.