Table 4-1. Organizational Preventive Maintenance
Checks and Services-Continued
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
Check drive belt for improper tension and for damage or wear. Replace drive belt if damaged.
Inspect for inoperative or illegible gages, defective switches, or damaged controls. Replace as required. Refer to paragraphs
Do not smoke or use an open flame in the vicinity when servicing the
teries. Batteries generate hydrogen gas, which is highly explosive.
Teat battery condition with a hydrometer. Replace batteries if they fail to take and maintain a charge.
Refer to TM 9-2610-200-20.
Inspect tires for proper inflation and condition. Repair or replace tires as necessary. Refer to paragraph 4-57.
BRAKE SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR
Check reservoir for dents, damage, and leaking. Check for e-inure mounting and fittings.
BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER
Check for secure mounting and proper operation. Repair if leaking or defective (para 4-64).
SPRINGS AND SHOCK ABSORBERS
Check for broken leaf springs or leaking shock absorbers. Replace if defective (para 4-69 and 4-70).
Section VI. TROUBLESHOOTING
ed by listed corrective actions, notify your supervisor.
a. This section contains organizational main-
c. Only those functions which are solely within the
tenance troubleshooting information for locating and
scope of organizational maintenance are listed. For
correcting moat of the operating troubles which may
troubleshooting procedures which are within the
develop in the lubricating and servicing unit. Each
scope of operator/crew maintenance, refer to
malfunction for an individual component, unit, or
system is followed by a list of tests or inspections
which will help you to determine probable causes and
corrective actions to take. You should perform the
tests/inspections and corrective actions in the order
Refer to table 4-2 for troubleshooting which is
allocated to organizational maintenance levels.
b. This manual cannot list all malfunctions that
may occur, nor all tests or inspections and corrective
Before you use this table, be sure you have performed
actions. If a malfunction is not listed or is not correct-
all applicable operating checks.
Table 4-2. Organizational Maintenance Troubleshooting
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE FAILS TO TURN OVER WHEN STARTING BUTTON IS DEPRESSED.
Step 1. Check for a weak or dead battery.
Step 2. Inspect for loose or broken battery cables.
Tighten or replace broken battery cables.
Check for faulty starter pushbutton.
Check for defective starting motor.
Step 5. Check for internal seizure of the engine or compressor.
Replace engine or compressor if seized (para 4-38 or 4-42).