MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This section provides a general explanation of all maintenance and repair functions authorized at various maintenance
Section II designates overall responsibility for the performance of maintenance functions on the identified end item or
component. The implementation of the maintenance functions upon the end item or component will be consistent with the
assigned maintenance categories.
Section III lists the special tools and test equipment required for each maintenance function as referenced from Section II.
Section IV contains supplemental instructions, explanatory notes and/or illustrations required for a particular maintenance
The maintenance functions are defined as follows:
Inspect. To determine serviceability of an item by comparing its physical, mechanical, and electrical characteristics with
Test. To verify serviceability and to detect electrical or mechanical failure by use of test equipment.
Service. To clean, to preserve, to charge, and to add fuel, lubricants, cooling agents, and air. If it is desired that
elements, such as painting and lubricating, be defined separately, they may be so listed.
Adjust. To rectify to the extent necessary to bring into proper operating range.
Align. To adjust specified variable elements of an item to bring optimum performance.
Calibrate. To determine the corrections to be made in the readings of instruments or test equipment used in precise
measurement. Consists of the comparison of two instruments, one of which is a certified standard of known accuracy, to
detect and adjust any discrepancy in the accuracy of this instrument being compared with the certified standard.