3-4. GENERAL (cont)
This manual cannot list all malfunctions that may occur, nor all tests or inspections and corrective actions. If a
malfunction is not listed or is not corrected by listed corrective actions, notify your supervisor.
Operation of a deadlined locomotive without inspection and repair
will cause further damage to a disabled component and possible
injury to personnel.
Check the easiest and most obvious things first. This simple rule saves time and trouble.
Doublecheck before disassembly. The source of most problems can be traced to more than one part in a
Check tags, service request forms, and locomotive log book for repair history. This may help lead to source
Before correcting a problem, diagnose the cause of the problem. Do not allow the same failure to occur