Procedure Column. This column contains a brief
Not Fully Mission Capable If Column. This col-
description of the procedure by which the check
umn provides information to assist the unit main-
or service is to be performed. Illustrations are pro-
tenance personnel in deciding if the specified
vided to assist in the location and identification of
check or service indicated if the plate compactor
is ready for use.
Table 4-2. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Plate Compactor
Check all threaded fasteners for
looseness. Tighten fasteners as
Change engine oil (Para. 4-12).
Change oil filter (Para. 4-12).
Check valve clearance, adjust valves
as necessary (Para. 4-34).
Change fuel filter (Para. 4-28).
Quarterly Fuel Filter
Check tension and adjust if necessary
Not Fully Mission
V-belt will not adjust. V-belt is missing,
broken, cracked to the belt fiber; has
more than 1 crack (1/8 inch in depth
or 50 percent of belt thickness) or has
frays more than 2 inches long.
One or more fasteners will not tighten.
Specified clearance cannot be
Check oil level. Fill to full level if
required (Para. 4-13).
Oil below full level.
Change oil (Para. 4-13).
Section V. TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES
4-11. TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES.
Table 4-3, lists the common malfunctions which you
The following procedures do not repeat the Test or
may find during the operation or maintenance of the
Inspection or Corrective Action procedures pro-
plate compactor. This manual cannot list all malfunc-
tions 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 unit
vided in the operator troubleshooting section of Chap-
ter 3. Perform the test/inspections and corrective
actions in the order listed.