TM 9-2320-364-102-141Table 2-5. Operators Preventive Maintenance Checksand Services (Monthly) - CONT.LocationItemNo.IntervalItem toCheck/ServiceProcedureNot Fully MissionCapable if:∑Wire rope can become frayed or contain broken wires. Wear heavy leather-palmed work gloves when handling wire rope.Frayed or broken wires can injure hands.∑Never let moving wire rope slide through hands, even when wearing gloves. A broken wire could cut through glove and cut hand.98MonthlyHoist Cable(a) Check hoist cable (1) for brokenwires and kinks. If in doubt notifyUnit Maintenance.Hoist cable hasmore than three bro-ken wires per threein. section on samestrand. The maxi-mum number ofbroken wires shallnot occur in any twoconsecutive three in.sections of cable.That is, if six wiresare broken in onethree in. section ofcable, none would beallowed in the nextconsecutive three in.section.