DIRECT AND GENERAL SUPPORT MAINTENANCE
Section I. DIRECT AND GENERAL SUPPORT TROUBLESHOOTING
a. This section contains troubleshooting or malfunction information and tests for locating and correcting most of the
troubles which may develop in the compressor unit. Each malfunction or trouble symptom for an individual
component, unit, or system is followed by a list of tests or inspections necessary for you to determine probable
causes and suggested corrective actions for you to remedy the malfunction.
b. This manual cannot list all possible malfunctions that may occur or all tests or inspections, and corrective actions.
If a malfunction is not listed or is not corrected by listed corrective actions, you should notify higher level
c. Table 5-1 lists the common malfunctions that you may find during the operation or maintenance of compressor
unit or its components. You should perform the test, inspections and corrective actions in the order listed.
Before you use this table, be sure you have performed all applicable operating
TABLE 5-1. DIRECT AND GENERAL SUPPORT TROUBLESHOOTING
TEST OR INSPECTION
1. MOTOR RUNNING ERRATICALLY
Disconnect compressor unit from main power supply before performing check(s)
or inspection, to avoid personal injury.