ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
PROCEDURE: CHECK FOR AND HAVE REPAIRED,
EQUIPMENT IS NOT
FILLED, OR ADJUSTED AS NEEDED
ENGINE SAFETY CONTROLS
Caution: If the engine starts with less than
15 psi oil pressure, shut off the engine.
Note: Ensure that the fuel valve is open.
With engine run-start switch in the RUN position,
Engine starts with less than 15 psi
press engine start button to engage starter. Engine
should not start while engine oil pressure is below
Visually check the fan for cracks, loose rivets, and
Broken or missing blades.
bent or loose blades.
Warning: If NBC expose is suspected, all engine
air cleaner air filter media should be handled
by personnel wearing protective equipment.
Consult your NBC Officer or NBC NCO for
appropriate handling or disposal procedures.
Visually check air filter restriction indicator. (Green
Air filter restriction indicator is
indicates good condition.)
red or element is missing.
INSTRUMENTS AND GAGES
Oil pressure above 15 psi at 650 rpm.
Oil pressure below 15 psi.
Oil temperature normally reads 220°F-250°F
Oil temperature above 250°F
Voltmeter 24-28 volts.
Voltage not within limits.
Tachometer 650 rpm idle to 2100 rpm rated
Tachometer not within limits.
speed. (Tachometer may stick to rpm at engine
shut-down, until engine is restarted.)
Water temperature 200°F maximum.
Water temperature above 200°F.
Check for proper operation and adjustment. Firm
Clutch slipping or will not engage.
pressure is required to engage clutch. If adjustment
is needed, report it to organizational maintenance.
HOPPERS AND CHUTES
Check for proper operation.
Check deflectors for proper adjustment. When
Incorrect deflector adjustment.
hopper is loaded, deflectors should barely touch