Drycleaning solvent is flammable, Do not use near open flame.
Keep a fire extinguisher nearby when solvent is used. Use only in
well-ventilated work place. Fire and serious injury can result.
Dirt, grease, oil. and debris may cover up a serious problem. Clean
as you check. Follow precautions printed on container. Use
drycleaning solvent on all metal surfaces. Use soap and water on
rubber or plastic material.
(1) Check all bolts, nuts, and screws. If loose, bent, broken, or missing, report to
(2) Look for loose or chipped paint and rust or gaps at welds. If a cracked or
broken weld is found, report to organizational maintenance.
(3) Inspect electrical wires and connectors for cracked or broken insulation. Look
for bare wires and loose or broken connections. If insulation is cracked or broken. wires
bare, or loose or broken connections, report to organizational maintenance.
(4) Check hoses and fluid lines for wear, damage, and leaks. Make sure clamps and
fittings are tight. (Refer to paragraph 2-10 for information on leaks. )
f. Correct Assembly or Stowage. Check each component for installation as an
assembly, in the right place, and with no missing parts.
2-10. CLASS LEAKAGE DEFINITIONS
Wetness around seals, gaskets, fittings. or connections indicates leakage. A stain also
denotes leakage. If a fitting or connector is loose, broken, or defective, report it. Use the
following as a guide:
a. Class I. Leakage indicated by wetness or discoloration not great enough to form
b. Class II. Leakage great enough to form drops but not enough to cause drops to drip
from item being checked/ inspected,
c. Class III. Leakage great enough to form drops that fall from the item being
Operation is allowable with class or II leakage. You must
consider fluid capacity of the item/system. WHEN IN DOUBT,
NOTIFY YOUR SUPERVISOR. When operating with class I or
II leaks, check fluid levels as required in the PMCS. Class III leaks
must be reported immediately to your supervisor and to