Table 3-2. Troubleshooting
Test or Inspection
1. FAILS TO CRANK WHEN ENGINE START SWITCH IS ENGAGED.
Remove straps and open battery boxes. Check for dirty connections and loose or broken battery cables
If battery connections are dirty, or cables are loose or damaged, notify unit maintenance.
If battery has been serviced and engine fails to start, notify unit maintenance.
2. CRANKS BUT FAILS TO START.
Step 1. Check indication on fuel gage.
If fuel gage shows there is enough fuel but engine still will not start, go to step 2.
If fuel gage reads empty, fill tank (para 3-8).
Step 2. Check that the fuel shutoff valve is open (para 3-15).
If valve is open, go to step 3.
Step 3. Visually check fuel level in fuel tank.
If tank is empty, fill (para 3-8) and notify unit maintenance that fuel gage does not work.
If tank is not empty, go to step 4.
If NBC exposure is suspected, all air filter media should be handled by
personnel wearing protective equipment. Consult your unit NBC Officer or
NBC NCO for appropriate handling or disposal procedures.
Step 4. Check air filter (para 3-7).
If air filter is clogged, notify unit maintenance.
If engine still does not start, notify unit maintenance.