Table 4-2. Unit Troubleshooting (continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE CRANKS BUT FAILS TO START.
Check for deenergized fuel magnet valves. Refer to TM 5-2815-233-14.
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 for discharged battery.
Charge battery if not fully charged (TM 9-6140-200-14). Replace battery if unable to charge (para 4-30).
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 refueling.
Check for low fuel supply.
Service and fill fuel tank with diesel fuel (item 16 or 17, app E).
Check for clogged fuel filters.
Clean or replace filters as required.