Table 4-2. UNIT TROUBLESHOOTING (continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE CRANKS BUT FAILS TO START
Check to see if governor terminal shaft does not move fuel control
linkage. Refer to TM 5-2815-232-14.
Notify intermediate direct support maintenance.
· Remove rings, bracelets, wristwatches, and neck
chains before working around the locomotive.
Jewelry can catch on equipment and cause injury,
or may short across an electrical circuit and cause
severe burns or electrical shock.
· Be careful not to short out battery terminals. Do
not smoke or use open flame near batteries.
Batteries may explode from a spark. Battery acid
is harmful to skin and eyes.
Check to see if battery is fully charged.
Charge or replace battery if not fully charged (para 4-30).
Check to see if manual air shutoff is set to CLOSE position.
Set manual air shutoff to OPEN position.
Fuel is very flammable and can explode easily. To
avoid serious injury or death, keep fuel away from
open fire and keep fire extinguisher within easy
reach when working with fuel. Do not work on fuel
system when engine is hot. Fuel can be ignited by
hot engine. Shut off engine and do not smoke while
Check to see if fuel supply is low.
Service and fill fuel tank.