TROUBLESHOOTING (Main Engine) (continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
Step 3. Check for blocked fuel lines and hoses.
Disconnect and straighten kinked or pinched tubes and hoses. If lines or
hoses are broken, notify Unit maintenance.
Step 4. Check for water or other contaminants in fuel filters.
Open drain cocks on fuel filters, and drain until clear fuel appears (p. 3-21).
Step 5. Prime fuel lines.
Hold fuel prime switch at ON for 1 minute. Then use normal start procedures
(p. 2-82). If condition persists, notify Unit maintenance.
3. ENGINE LOSES POWER
Check to see if water is in fuel.
If water is in fuel, drain fuel filters (p. 3-21). If condition persists, notify Unit
4. ENGINE LACKS ACCELERATION
Step 1. Check for fuel leaks.
If there are leaks, tighten lines and filters.
If NBC exposure Is suspected, all air filter media should be handled by personnel wearing
protective equipment. Consult your unit NBC Officer or NBC NCO for appropriate handling or
Step 2. Check to see if air cleaner filter is restricted. Check for red sleeve on
If restricted, clean air cleaner filter (p. 3-27). Reset restriction indicator.
Step 3. Check to see if accelerator pedal is bent or binding.
If bent or binding, notify Unit maintenance.
Step 4. Check accelerator linkage for binding or damage.
binding or damaged, notify Unit maintenance.