CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
Table 1. Operator/Crew and Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (continued)
1. Inspect the data transfer receptacle door for ease of movement, security,
and overall fit when closed.
1. Visually inspect all data transfer receptacle connectors for corrosion, dirt,
bent, broken, or missing pins, or other damage.
1. Inspect the data transfer receptacle door latch for ease of operation and
1. Inspect the four data transfer receptacle dzus fasteners for corrosion and
1. Inspect the data transfer receptacle data cartridge retaining spring for
security and serviceability.
1. Inspect the exterior of the data transfer module receptacle for corrosion,
dents, holes, and obvious damage.
1. Inspect the data transfer module receptacle door for ease of movement,
security, and overall fit when closed.
2. Inspect door latch for proper operation.
1. Visually inspect all data transfer module receptacle connectors for
corrosion, dirt, bent, broken, or missing pins, or other damage.
1. Inspect the data transfer module receptacle power switch for corrosion,
dirt, or other damage.
2. Ensure proper operation of the switch.
1. Power down the computer and ensure power is removed from the
and other PCU
2. Remove all PCMCIA cards, batteries, & removable hard drive from your
computer before cleaning. Place the removed items on a clean, stable, flat
3. If available, use a commercially available computer compressed air
cleaning kit to blow dust and dirt off cavities of the computer.
4. Do not use an air compressor as it may damage the electronic components
inside the computer.
5. Do not open the main chassis as the warranty will be voided.
6. If the PCMCIA slots or other cavities need cleaning from exposure to dust
or finger oils, lightly wipe inside connectors with a cotton swab moistened
with isopropyl alcohol, and allow them to dry.
7. Re-install the removed items.
1. To clean the floppy disk drive, use a commercially available cleaning kit
and follow the instructions provided in the kit
1. To clean the DVD drive, use a commercially available cleaning kit and
follow the instructions provided in the kit.