Table 2-1. Engine Troubleshooting - Continued.
TEST OR INSPECTION
LOW OIL PRESSURE - Continued.
If engine has been at low idle for more than 1 hour, fuel may have entered past
piston rings into the lubrication oil system.
If oil is watery or thin, test fuel injectors per paragraph 2.18.
If fuel injectors are faulty, adjust or replace fuel injectors as necessary. Refer to paragraph 2.18.
If fuel injectors operate normally, replace or repair faulty fuel injection pump per paragraph 2.19.
Remove right access cover per TM 5-3895-373-10. Check for faulty oil pump by removing oil filter
and ensuring oil filter is filled to the top with oil.
If oil filter is partially filled or empty, replace/repair faulty oil pump per paragraph 2.17.
Remove cylinder head per paragraph 2.15 and inspect for cracks in water jacket.
Replace cylinder head per TM 5-3895-373-20 or engine block if damaged per paragraph 2.17.