MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART
T h i s section provides a general explanation of all maintenance and repair
functions authorized at various maintenance categories.
b . The Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) in
section II designates overall
authority and responsibility for the performance of
maintenance functions on the
i d e n t i f i e d end item or component. T h e a p p l i c a t i o n
of the maintenance functions to
the end item or component will be consistent with
the capacities and capabilities
of the designated maintenance categories.
c . Section III lists the tools and test equipment (both special tools and
common tool sets) required for each maintenance function as referenced from
d. Section IV contains supplemental instructions and explanatory notes for a
particular maintenance function.
M A I N T E N A N C E F U N C T I O N S . Maintenance functions will be limited to and
defined as follows:
a. I n s p e c t . 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).
b . T e s t . To verify serviceability by measuring the mechanical, pneumatic,
hydraulic, or electrical characteristics of an item and comparing those charac-
teristics with prescribed standards.
Operations required periodically to keep an item in proper
c . Service.
o p e r a t i n g c o n d i t i o n , i . e . , to clean (includes decontaminate, when required), to
preserve, to drain, to paint, or to replenish fuel, lubricants, chemical fluids,
d . A d j u s t . To maintain or regulate, within prescribed limits, by bringing
into proper or exact position, or by setting the operating characteristics to
T o a d j u s t s p e c i f ie d v a r i a b l e e l e m e n t s o f a n i t e m t o b r i n g a b o u t
optimum or desired performance.