TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE
Trouble shooting is an organized study of the problem and development of a logical sequence of procedures for
investigation and correction of the problem.
Operators handling the same carrier every day soon develop a danger signal sense when abnormal operation occurs.
Alert attention to these danger signals prevents major failures, insures dependable operation and increases the life of the
units. Operators should depend on their well-developed senses of feeling, hearing, seeing and smelling and replace their
sense of taste in this type of work with a generous amount of "common sense".
A specific section of this Trouble Shooting Guide is devoted to items peculiar to diesel engines with a general Trouble
Shooting section following. Only basic and common items are included in this latter section. Reference should be made
to component manufacturers service manuals or specialized service personnel should be consulted in the more complex
When trouble occurs, start checking the easy-to-get-at items first. After these areas have been checked out, proceed
to the more complicated items. Chances are, that if you follow this procedure, you will find the cause in a minimum
amount of time, thus saving costly down time.