Section II. TROUBLESHOOTING
3-3. VISUAL INSPECTION
When the equipment fails to perform properly, turn off the IGNITION switch and check all the items
Do not check any item when the engine is running.
Wrong settings of switches and controls
Worn or broken belts
Loose or broken parts
Reel axles not properly installed
Oil or grease on belts or brake bands
Dirt or other foreign matter in the mechanism
If the above checks do not reveal the equipment fault, use the equipment performance checklist to
locate the source of trouble.
3-4. USE OF TROUBLESHOOTlNG TABLE
Table 3-1 contains troubleshooting information useful to operators in diagnosing and correcting
malfunctions or unsatisfactory operation of the reeling machine.
The Troubleshooting Table lists the common malfunction symptoms that operators are most likely to
encounter. Operation of the reeling machine's test and inspection steps will be followed to deter-
mine the cause, and the corrective action that should be taken for each possible cause listed.
The operator should first find the malfunction symptom which most closely describes the immediate
situation, and then perform the test and inspection, and corrective action steps in the order in which
This manual cannot list all possible malfunction symptoms that may be encountered, nor can it list
all possible test and inspection, and corrective action steps that may be taken. If a malfunction
occurs for which no symptom is listed, or if the listed corrective actions do not resolve the trouble,
supervision should be notified.
Troubles or corrective actions beyond the scope of operator capabiIities must be reported to
The items listed in the Corrective measures column in the chart below are for the use of
the operator only. If the symptoms indicate that the difficulty is beyond the level of
operator's maintenance, report the trouble to the organizational maintenance personnel.