MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART
a. This section provides a general explanation of all mainten-
ance and repair functions authorized at various maintenance levels.
b. Section II designates overall responsibility for the perfor-
mance of maintenance functions on the identified end item or compo-
nent and the work measurement time required to perform the functions
by the designated maintenance level. The implementation of the main-
tenance functions upon the end item or component will be consistent
with the assigned maintenance function.
c. Section III lists the tools and test equipment required for
each maintenance function as referenced from Section II.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN SECTION II.
a. Column (1) , Group Number. Column 1 lists group numbers to
identify related components, assemblies, subassemblies, and modules
with their next higher assembly. The applicable groups are listed in
the MAC in disassembly sequence beginning with the first group
b. Column (2) , Component/Assembly. This column contains the
noun names of components, assemblies, subassemblies and modules for
which maintenance is authorized.
Column (3) , Maintenance Functions. This column lists the
functions to be performed on the item listed in Column (2). The
maintenance functions are defined as follows:
(1) Inspect. To determine serviceability and detect in-
cipient failure by measuring the mechanical or electrical character-
istics with established standards through examination.
(2) Test. To verify serviceability and detect incipient
failure by measuring the mechanical or electrical characteristics of
an item and comparing those characteristics with prescribed standards.
(3) Service. Operations
required periodically to keep an
i,e, . to clean (decontaminate),
item in proper operating condition,
to preserve, to drain, to paint, or
to replenish fuel, lubricants)
hydraulic fluids, or compressed air
(4) Adjust. To maintain within prescribed limits, by
bringing into proper or exact position, or by setting the operating
characteristics to specified parameters.