TROUBLESHOOTING THE HMMWV - OD1616 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
Step 1. Check for correct tire pressure. To check for proper tire
pressure, refer to page 2-31 of TM 9-2320-280-10.
If the tire
pressure is not up to standards or exceeds the standards, adjust the
Check the suspension and steering components, refer to
malfunction 30, WHEEL VIBRATION OR POOR DIRECTIONAL STABILITY, steps
6 and 7, page 2-23 of the TM.
Do not loosen slotted nut to install the cotter
pin. Doing this may cause damage to equipment.
Check the mounting of the tie rod or radius rod to the
geared hub steering arm.
Remove and discard the cotter pin.
off the slotted nut and retighten to 80 ft-lb.
If the cotter pin
hole is not aligned with the nut slots, advance the nut until the
cotter pin can be installed. Then install the cotter pin.
If the cause of the malfunction
determined, notify IDS/IGS maintenance.
(2) Troubleshooting the Malfunction:
Step 1. Check for the correct tire pressure.
If the tire pressure
is not correct, adjust it.
to the proper level and check for leaks. Refer to LO 9-2320-280-12
Check the drivebelts for frays, cracks, and fluid
Replace any damaged or contaminated drivebelts.
Refer to paragraphs 3-74 and 3-75 on pages 3-122 and 3-124 of the TM.
Check the drivebelts for the proper tension.
procedures contained in paragraph 3-76, page 3-126 of the TM when
checking and adjusting the drivebelts.