OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
NOT FULLY MISSION
· Perform PMCS for the M977 Series, 8 X 8, Heavy Expanded Mobility Tac-
tical Truck (HEMTT) in TM 9-2320-279-10 BEFORE performing PMCS
for the Crew Protection Kit.
· Review all WARNINGs, CAUTIONs, and NOTEs before performing
PMCS and operating the vehicle with armor kit.
· Perform all PMCS checks if:
a. You are the assigned operator but have not operated the vehicle with
armor kit since the last weekly checks.
b. You are operating the vehicle with armor kit for the first time.
· Perform PMCS with vehicle parked on level ground, parking brake applied,
transmission in N (Neutral), wheels blocked, and engine shut down.
Any blast deflector is damaged, loose,
Inspect driver-side, center, and passen-
or missing, or mounting bolts are loose
ger-side blast deflectors under vehicle
for damage or loose or missing armor
plates and mounting bolts.