ARMY TM 9-2815-255-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-95-2
MARINE CORPS TM 2815-24/4
TABLE 3-2. Troubleshooting - Continued
TEST OR INSPECTION
Step 3. Check for short in charging circuit.
If shorted, repair charging circuit. Refer to end item maintenance manual.
Section III. GENERAL MAINTENANCE
This section provides general maintenance not found in other sections of Chapter 3.
3-3.1. General Instructions.
Where applicable, prior to performing engine maintenance, ensure batteries are disconnected to
prevent serious injury or death.
Refer to end item maintenance manual for removal of any components necessary to gain access
It is strongly recommended that bolts or nuts securing cylinder heads, covers, and doors be tightened in proper
When assembling an engine, it is always advisable to replace nuts, bolts, and lockwashers that have been
removed from high stress locations, in particular nuts and or bolts from connecting rods and cylinder heads
should be replaced.
When assembling an engine it is always advisable to apply a small quantity of new engine lubricating oil (MIL-L-
2104) to all moving parts. After any maintenance work on engine has been completed lubricating oil and fuel
levels must be checked and all safety guards installed before operating.
When a new fan drive belt has been installed, check belt tension after first 20 hours of operation.
Wear protective overalls, and keep items of loose clothing clear of all hot and moving parts.
Whenever possible, clean components and surrounding area before removing or disassembling. Take care to
exclude all dirt and debris from fuel injection equipment while it is being serviced.
Some parts are cemented with gasket compound with others being dry. Before assembly, remove all traces of
old gasket and compound. Take extreme care to exclude dirt from all gasket surfaces and gasket compound
from all tapped holes unless otherwise specified.
It is recommended that all oil seals are replaced once they have been removed from their original position.
Seals must be installed square in housing and all lip seals must be installed with lip facing lubricant to be
A service tool should be used to install all oil seals and care must be taken to prevent damaging new seal when it
passes over shafts.