5. How to Locate Repair Parts
a. When National stock number or part number is
When a stock numbered item is
requisitioned, the repair part received
(1) First. Using the table of contents,
may have a different part number
determine the functional group within which the item
than the part being replaced.
belongs. This is necessary since illustrations are
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
prepared for functional groups and listings are divided
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
into the same groups.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
functional group to which the item belongs.
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in performing
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
the actual maintenance function. This measure is
and note the illustration figure and item number of the
expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation
(e.g., ea, in, pr, etc.). When the unit of measure differs
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
satisfy the required units of measure will be
b. When National stock number or part number is
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
alphanumeric sequence, cross-referenced to the
4. Special Information
illustration figure number and item number.
National stock numbers (NSN's) that are missing from P
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
source coded items have been applied for and will be
number, locate the figure and item number in the repair
added to this TM by future change/revision when they
are entered in the Army Master Data File (AMDF). Until
the NSN's are established and published, submit
exception requisitions to: Commander, US Army
Monmouth, ATTN: DR-SEL-MM, Fort Monmouth, NJ
07703 for the part required to support your equipment.
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