Table 2-1. Engine Troubleshooting - Continued.
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE FAILS TO START OR FAILS TO START EASILY - Continued.
Fuel is very flammable and can explode easily. To avoid injury or death:
Always wear safety glasses/goggles at all times.
Keep fuel away from open flame or any spark (ignition source).
Keep at least a B-C fire extinguisher within easy reach when working with fuel or on a fuel
Do not work on a fuel system when engine is hot; fuel can be ignited by a hot engine.
Post signs that read, "NO SMOKING WITHIN 50 FEET" when working with open fuel lines or
Direct contact with a high pressure fuel spray may cause serious injuries. Avoid direct contact
with fuel spray. If fuel spray penetrates your skin, get medical aid immediately. Eye protection
and rubber gloves should be worn when working with fuel.
Open front top left access door per TM 5-3895-373-10. Check for fuel supplied from fuel injection
pump at each injector. Loosen (but do not remove) one fuel injector nozzle fitting and crank engine
for five seconds. Tighten fuel injector nozzle fitting. Repeat at each fuel injector.
If fuel does not appear at fitting, fuel injection pump is faulty. Replace or repair faulty fuel injection
pump per paragraph 2.19.