(c) Open drain valve and allow sediment to drain from
Inspect paralleling cable for damaged connectors and
pins, frayed insulation, indications of shorting, and other
(d) When all sediment has drained, close drain valve.
Remove auxiliary fuel line and install captive cap.
AUXILIARY FUEL LINE.
(e) Add fuel to tank as required.
(f) For complete draining of the tank, complete steps
(a) through (c) above and leave drain valve open until no
nectors, leaks and other damage.
more fuel will drain out.
Section V. TROUBLESHOOTING
probable cause. Any malfunction beyond the scope of or-
ganizational maintenance shall be reported to bigher level
This section provides information useful in diagnosing
and correcting unsatisfactory operation or failure of the
generator set and its components. Malfunctions which may
occur are listed in table 3-2. Each malfunction stated is fol-
Air Force and Navy users may perform main-
lowed by a list of probable causes of the trouble. The cor-
tenance within the scope of their abilities.
rective action recommended is described opposite each
a. Perform starting procedure as outlined in
a. Improper starting procedure.
1. Engine fails to crank.
b. Clean battery post. Clean and tighten
b. Loose or corroded battery cable
terminals and battery post.
c. Discharged batteries.
Use slave receptacle (SR1)
when extra cranking power is
d. Improperly installed batteries.
e. Defective DC circuit breaker.
f. Replace START-RUN-STOP switch
f. Defective START-RUN-STOP
g. Check starting circuit wiring. Replace
g. Loose electrical connection or break
any damaged wires. Tighten loose con-
in starting circuit.
h. Worn starter brushes.
j. Defective starter motor.