Table 3-1. Troubleshooting - CONT.
Test or Inspection
ENGINE CRANKS BUT FAILS TO START.
Lead-acid battery gases can explode. Do not smoke, have open flames, or make
sparks around a battery, expecially if caps are off. If a battery is gassing, it can
explode and cause injury to personnel.
Step 1. Check for dirty battery cable connections (1) or loose or broken battery cables (2) or posts (3).
If battery connections are dirty, or cable or posts are damaged, notify Unit Maintenance.