BITUMINOUS MATERIAL PAVING MACHINE (BMPM)
GENERAL TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION
The operator troubleshooting procedures Work Package (WP) is designed to give general instruction for resolving
the most common problems associated with the Bituminous Materials Paving Machine (BMPM).
Troubleshooting procedures list the symptoms, malfunctions, and corrective actions required to correct BMPM
problems and system faults and warnings. Perform all steps in the order they appear in the WP. Troubleshooting
procedures are listed according to symptom, followed by the malfunction, and then any corrective action(s). All
necessary references to procedures/instructions can be found within the troubleshooting WP (WP 0011).
Do not begin a task until you understand the task.
The malfunction/symptom index is a quick reference for locating troubleshooting procedures. Troubleshooting
procedures are arranged based upon probability of occurrence and sequence in which it was encountered.
Indications from Manual Troubleshooting Techniques
Field maintenance is responsible for performing manual troubleshooting techniques, including continuity tests and
voltage checks, maintenance actions that require the use of tools, and activities other than routine operator
After Corrective Action
After the corrective action is completed, the equipment must be tested to verify that a fault or warning has been
corrected. Locate the malfunction in the troubleshooting procedures and perform the test or inspection. If the
correct response is not obtained, ensure that the corrective action was properly performed and then proceed to
the next malfunction. Proceed to next malfunction is stated when the operator is to proceed to the malfunction
immediately following the one they are currently troubleshooting. When proceed to malfunction is stated with a
numerical value, the operator is to skip over any malfunctions between the one they are currently troubleshooting
and the one they have been instructed to proceed to.
Specific Troubleshooting Procedures
This Technical Manual (TM) cannot list all malfunctions that may occur or all tests or inspections and corrective
actions. If a malfunction is not listed or is not corrected by the listed corrective action, notify Field Maintenance.