Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Plate Compactor - Continued
Not Fully Mission
a. Check for free movement through
full stroke. Report any malfunction
to unit maintenance.
b. Check for torn boots on cable
ends. Report torn boots to unit
a. Excessive binding or restricted
b. Boots are torn.
Observe for excessive smoke. Report
excessive smoke to unit maintenance.
Observe if controls remain at desired
position. Report any malfunction to
Observe vibrator for change in speed
at full throttle. Report speed change to
Excessive smoking. Signs of
excessive oil in exhaust, or unusual
Throttle control lever creeps from set
position. Direction control lever creeps
from set position.
Vibration speed is too slow for proper