Section IV. TROUBLESHOOTING
you may find during the operation or mainte-
nance of the generator sets or their components.
This section contains troubleshooting or mal-
You should perform the tests/inspections and cor-
function information and tests for locating and
rective actions in the order listed.
correcting most of the troubles which may develop
in the generator sets. Each malfunction or trouble
Before you use this table, be sure you have per-
symptom for an individual component, unit, or
formed all normal operational checks. If you have
system is followed by a list of tests or inspections
a malfunction which is not listed in this table,
necessary for you to determine probable causes
notify the next higher level of maintenance.
and suggested corrective actions for you to rem-
Air Force users may perform maintenance within
edy the malfunction.
the scope of their capabilities.
a. This manual cannot list all possible malfunc-
tions that may occur or all tests or inspections
TEST OR INSPECTION
and corrective actions. If a malfunction is not
listed (except when malfunction and cause are
1. GENERATOR FAILS TO BUILD UP TO
obvious), or is not corrected by listed corrective
RATED VOLTAGE (All Models)
actions, you should notify higher level mainte-
Check to see if the variable resistor is correctly ad-
justed. The voltmeter reading will change as the vari-
able resistor knob is turned.
b. Table 3-3 lists the common malfunctions