HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
HOW TO USE WORK PACKAGES (Continued)
All Work Packages (Continued)
3. Use the RPSTL (TM 9-2815-220-24P) to order parts used in the work packages.
gives the required National Stock Number (NSN), in addition to the Source, Maintenance, and
Recoverability (SMR) code that indicates the manner of acquiring support items for
maintenance, repair, or overhaul of end items.
To use the RPSTL to identify and order a part,
do the following:
a. In this manual, turn to the first page of the work package to be performed.
b. Find “Mandatory Replacement Parts” under INITIAL SETUP, and read the part(s) that are
If any part is listed, it will be illustrated in the work package steps and must be
replaced when the work package is performed.
Next, determine if any other parts are
damaged and need to be replaced in the work package.
c. Go to the RPSTL and find the same illustrated part.
That part will have an item number
assigned to it.
Look up the item number in the listing for that figure.
Look up the SMR
(source, maintenance, recoverability) code for the item that must be replaced.
code specifies the level of maintenance authorized to perform repair of that item.
d. If the SMR code authorizes you to repair the item, look for the item NSN in the National
Stock Number Cross-Reference Index.
Use the item NSN to order a new replacement part.
Pay attention to all warnings, cautions, and notes within the work packages.
Ignoring a warning
could cause death or injury to personnel.
Ignoring a caution could cause damage to equipment.
Notes contain facts to make the maintenance easier.
Both warnings and cautions always appear
just above the step to which they apply.
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