About the Manual
This manual provides complete service information for troubleshooting, and rebuilding the air compressors. The
procedures were developed to provide optimum performance and to minimize maintenance.
How to Use the Manual
This repair manual is divided into sections for installation guidelines, troubleshooting, and repair and rebuild. Refer to
TM 5 3810-307-24-2-2 for procedures to remove the air compressor from the engine.
The troubleshooting section provides the troubleshooting symptom charts necessary for accurate diagnosis of air
compressor complaints. A list of troubleshooting symptoms on Page T-1 outlines the most common complaints.
Complete the following steps to locate and correct an air compressor complaint:
Locate the symptom on the list on Page T-1. Refer to the appropriate symptom tree on the page listed.
Follow the left column in the order provided to locate the cause of the symptom. The boxes are arranged to guide
the technician through the most common causes and easiest repairs first.
Refer to the right column for procedures to verify and correct the possible causes. These boxes refer to
procedures in Section 12 - Compressed Air System.
The repair and rebuild procedures are outlined in Section 12 - Compressed Air System. When necessary, the
procedures will show different steps for different air compressor models. The rebuild procedures are at the end of this
section and include the disassemble and assemble steps.