APPENDIX D - MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This section provides a general explanation of all
Section II designates authority and responsibility
for the performance of maintenance functions on the
identified end item of component and the work
measurement level. The application of the maintenance
functions to the end item or component will be consistent
with the capacities and capabilities of the designated
Section III lists the tools and test equipment
(both special tools and common tools and common tool
sets) required for each maintenance function as
referenced from Section II.
Section IV contains supplemental instructions or
explanatory notes for a particular maintenance function.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN SECTION II.
Column 1, Group Number. Column 1 lists
functional grouping codes, the purpose of which is to
index material for ready identification. The basic or two-
digit code identifies the major assembly and the next two
digits identify the subassembly and/or part within the
Column 2, Component/Assembly. Column 2
subassemblies, and modules for which maintenance is
Column 3, Maintenance Function. Column 3
lists the functions to be performed on the item listed in
Column 2. (For detailed explanation of these functions,
see Paragraph D-5).
Column 4, Maintenance Level. Column 4
specifies the average total manhours required to perform
the function listed in Column 3. For example, if it takes
two people five hours to complete the function, the figure
would be ten. This figure represents the time it takes to
perform maintenance and restore the item to serviceable
condition. It includes disassembly, troubleshooting,
explanation of maintenance levels, see Paragraph D-6).
Column 5, Tools and Equipment. Column 5
specifies by code the special tools, common tools sets,
test equipment, and support equipment (Section III)
required to perform the maintenance functions.
Column 6, Remarks. Column 6 specifies by
code the Remarks (Section IV) pertinent to the
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN SECTION III.
Tools or Test Equipment Reference Code. This
column consists of a code corresponding with a code
used in the MAC, Section II, Column 5.
Maintenance Level. This column shows the
lowest levels of maintenance authorized to use the tools
or test equipment.
Nomenclature. This column lists the name or
identification of the tools or test equipment.
National/NATO Stock Number. This column list
the NSN of the tools or test equipment.
Tool Number. This column list the Line Item
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN SECTION IV.
Reference Code. This column list the code
entered in Section II, Column 6.
Remarks. This column list information pertinent
to the maintenance function being performed, as
indicated in the MAC, Section II, Column 3.
MAINTENANCE FUNCTIONS. Maintenance
functions will be limited to and defined as follows:
Inspect. To determine the serviceability of an
item by comparing its physical, mechanical, and/or
electrical characteristics with established standards
through examination (e.g., by sight, sound, or feel).
Test. To verify serviceability by measuring the
characteristics with prescribed standards.
Service. Operations required periodically to
keep an item in proper operating condition, i.e., to clean
(includes decontaminate, when required), to preserve, to
drain, to paint, or to replenish fuel, lubricants, chemical
fluids, or gases.