Whenever an equipment trouble occurs, make a visual inspection of all equipment connections before making any
detailed troubleshooting procedures. The following visual checks should be made by the operator to determine the
possible cause of malfunction.
Check to see that all power cable arrangements are correctly located and secure.
Check to see that the antenna is properly oriented and that the same type of polarization is being used at
c. Perform other visual checks as indicated in the appropriate technical manuals (appx A) associated with the
If the trouble is not apparent, or the above checks do not reveal the cause of trouble, higher category
maintenance is required.
Section II. ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE
Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
There are no scheduled organizational preventive maintenance checks and services on this equipment. The operator
will perform general maintenance and scheduled PMCS. When a problem develops that is beyond the capabilities of the
operator, the operator will advise organizational maintenance on DA Form 2404 and request assistance.
Paragraph 3-9 deleted.
Paragraph 3- 10 deleted.
Organizational Troubleshooting Information
The troubleshooting and repair work that can be performed at the organizational category of maintenance is necessarily
limited in scope by the tools, test equipment, and replaceable parts issue, and by the existing tactical situation.
Accordingly, troubleshooting is based on the performance of the equipment and the use of the senses in determining
Remove rust and corrosion from metal surfaces by lightly sanding them with fine sandpaper. Brush two thin coats of
paint on the base metal to protect if from further corrosion. Refer to the applicable cleaning and refinishing practices
specified in TB 43-0118.