TABLE 3-3. OPERATOR/CREW TROUBLESHOOTING
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE FAILS TO CRANK OR CRANKS SLOWLY WHEN MASTER SWITCH IS MOVED TO START.
Check BATTERY CHRG AMPS and BATTERY CHRG VOLTS
meters on Engine Control Panel. Current and voltage reading
should be within 0 and 2 and 22 to 26, respectively.
If readings are within limits indicated, refer malfunction to next
higher level of maintenance. If not proceed to steps 2, 3, and 4,
Check for defective, corroded, or loose
battery cables and battery terminals.
If cables or terminals are defective, refer to next higher
maintenance for repair. Step 3. Check electrolyte level of
batteries. Level should be at bottom of fill hole for each battery
If necessary add distilled or clean water to
Check OVER CRANK indicator lamp. If lit, wait until light goes out
and try cranking again. If light is lit and will not go out, refer
malfunction to next higher level of maintenance.
ENGINE CRANKS BUT WILL NOT START.
Visually check for closed air boxes.
Manually reset to open position if required.
Inspect air cleaner assembly for excessive dirt.
If excessive dirt is present, refer to next higher
Inspect all fuel lines and fittings for leaks, loose connections, and
any signs of obvious damage.
If fuel lines or fittings are loose or damaged, refer to next higher
maintenance for replacement.