Section IV. - COMPUTATION OF REPAIR COST ESTIMATES
8. Cost Factors. Refer to paragraphs 10 through 15,
11, DA Form 2407, (Maintenance request) to compute
direct labor and direct materials cost. Indirect expense
AR 750-27 for explanations of cost factors to be
considered when computing repair cost estimates.
and other charges, that are applicable, are added to
direct labor and direct materials cost to obtain the total
estimated repair cost.
9. Procedure. Results of the technical inspection
recorded on DA Form 2404 are transferred to Section
Section V. DISPOSITION INSTRUCTIONS
c. Request for disposition instructions will be
10. Eligibility of Material for Evacuation to Depot
prepared in accordance with AR 755-1.
Maintenance. All equipment covered by this bulletin is
eligible for evacuation to depot maintenance when the
d. Report of unserviceable excess items on DD
repairs required are beyond the capability of support
Form 1348-M-3, (DOD Single Line Item Detail Billing
maintenance and the cost of repairs will not exceed the
Card) will be accompanied by a completed DA Form 5-
one-time repair expenditure limits.
23 (Item Data Sheet for Engineer Equipment) in three
copies for each major item.
11. Disposition Instructions. a. Items will be reported
to the NICP for disposition instructions under the
e. Equipment will not be reported for disposition
instructions solely on the basis that it is over-age.
Serviceable over-age equipment will be retined in use,
(1) The estimated one-time repair cost
unless priority of organization's mission warrants a
exceeds the prescribed expenditure limits and waiver of
replacement. Repairs to over-age equipment will be
limits is not authorized as provided for in paragraph 6b,
limited to the maintenance necessary to maintain it in a
safe, operable condition.
(2) The repairs required to restore an item to
f. Disposition of items in CONUS depot stock will
a serviceable condition are beyond the capabilities of
be determined by the NICP.
General Support Maintenance regardless of estimated
repair cost, except as provided for in "b" below.
Depot repair is authorized in overseas
Commands without referral to NICP when repairs can be
accomplished within the prescribed expenditure limits.
13. Explanation of Columns. a. Column 1. FSC or
Stock Number; End Item Federal Stock Numbers listed
e. Column 5. Serial No. Range or USA Number;
in numerical sequence.
The serial number ranges for the production years listed
in column four.
b. Column 2. Item identification; Item generic
nomenclature, functional capability, make and model.
f. Column 6. Years of Life Expectancy; The
average life expectancy of the item in years.
Serial or USA Number
Identification and Remarks! This column contains
g. Column 7 through 13. Repair limitation; The
remarks when required to explain data in columns four
limiting year as it appears in these columns is intended
to represent the actual age of the equipment. Example:
If in column 7 the entry "1-3 yrs" appears, this means
d. Column 4. Production year; The year that item
that from the first year of service until the third year of
was manufactured. If no data is shown, refer to
service 65% of the end item cost is allowed for repair.
equipment data plate or equipment log book.