Table 3-1. OPERATOR TROUBLESHOOTING - Continued
TEST OR INSPECTION
16c ENGINE IS DIFFICULT TO START
Step 1. Check battery switch set to BOTH.
Set battery switch to BOTH.
Step 2. Check air temperature.
Engine will be sluggish if cold.
Step 3. Check battery indicators are green.
If not green, allow engine to boost batteries before switching off engine.
Step 4. Check fuel grade.
Drain and refill tank with correct fuel.
Step 5. Water in fuel.
Check water separator and drain as required.
16d ENGINE STARTS THEN STOPS
Step 1. Check fuel level.
Fill tank as required.
Step 2. Check fuel grade.
Drain fuel tank and refill with correct fuel.
Step 3. Check fuel lines for crimping or leaks.
Refer to Organizational Level for repair.
16e ENGINE RUNS UNEVENLY OR STALLS FREQUENTLY
Step 1. Check coolant temperature.
Allow engine to reach normal operating temperature.
Step 2. Check fuel level.
Refill fuel tank.
Step 3. Check fuel grade.
Drain fuel tank and refill with correct clean fuel.