Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Plate Compactor - Continued
Not Fully Mission
a. Excessive binding or restricted
a. Check for free movement through
full stroke. Report any malfunction
to unit maintenance.
b. Boots are torn.
b. Check for torn boots on cable
ends. Report torn boots to unit
Excessive smoking. Signs of
Observe for excessive smoke. Report
excessive oil in exhaust, or unusual
excessive smoke to unit maintenance.
Throttle control lever creeps from set
Observe if controls remain at desired
position. Direction control lever creeps
position. Report any malfunction to
from set position.
Vibration speed is too slow for proper
Observe vibrator for change in speed
at full throttle. Report speed change to