Table 3-2. Operator/Crew Troubleshooting - Continued
TEST OR INSPECTION
AIR COMPRESSOR - continued
19. EXCESSIVE COMPRESSOR OIL CONSUMPTION.
Inspect the compressor oil line connections at compressor discharge, separator inlet, oil filter/ thermal
bypass inlet and outlet, oil cooler inlet and outlet, and the oil cooler for leaks.
Tighten hose clamps, loose oil line fittings, and notify organizational maintenance of damaged
oil lines or leaking oil cooler.
Inspect for any other cause for excessive compressor oil consumption.
Notify organizational maintenance.
20. CONDENSATE AND/OR EMULSION IN OIL SEPARATOR.
Check compressor oil temperature. The operating temperature must be at least 1500F (66C).
Unusually low oil temperature and high humidity can cause this condition. If operating in a
cold climate, change to proper grade of oil. Refer to LO 5-4310-354-12, figure 3-1.
Check for other causes.
Notify Direct Supp ort or General Support maintenance.
Section IV. MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
This section contains instructions
a. Inspection. Remove the battery box cover and
covering those maintenance functions which the
operator/crew can perform.
functions for which the operator/crew is required to
b. Cleaning. Clean the storage battery terminals
assist organizational maintenance personnel will be
Fill the storage battery as specified in
3-22. Storage Battery.