ARMY TM 9-2815-256-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-96-2
MARINE CORPS TM 2815-24/5
Section II. TROUBLESHOOTING
3-2. TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES.
3-2.1. Purpose of Troubleshooting Table.
This section contains troubleshooting information for locating and correcting operating troubles which may develop in the
engine. Each 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 action to take. You should perform tests/inspections and
corrective actions in order listed.
This table cannot list all malfunctions that can occur, nor all tests or inspections and corrective actions. If a malfunction
is not listed or cannot be corrected by listed corrective actions, notify your supervisor.
Before you use this table, be sure you have performed your PMCS. Prior to performing
troubleshooting procedures within this manual, perform your operator's troubleshooting and the end
item maintenance manual troubleshooting
Engine Will Not Crank
Starter Operates But Engine Does Not Turn Over
Engine Hard To Start Or Will Not Start
Engine Hard To Start Or Will Not Start In Cold Weather.
Engine Misfires Or Runs Irregularly Or Stalls Frequently
Engine Does Not Develop Full Power
Excessive Oil Consumption
Low Oil Pressure
Excessive Fuel Consumption
Black or Gray Smoke
Blue Exhaust Smoke
Engine Makes Abnormal Noise
Engine Makes a Gas Leaking Noise
Detonation or Pre-Ignition
Battery Charge Ammeter Shows No Charge When Batteries Are Low
Battery Charge Ammeter Shows Excessive Charging After Prolonged Period