the symptom is the page number of the troubleshooting procedure
that will help you solve your problem.
Pages containing troubleshooting procedures have columns with
headings labeled: MALFUNCTION; TEST OR INSPECTION; CORRECTIVE
The PRELIMINARY TROUBLESHOOTING information at the
beginning of the procedure tells you the results of the
troubleshooting action already taken by organization maintenance.
Starting with step 1, the procedure tells you what additional
direct support troubleshooting actions you should take and what to
expect as results.
You must continue with the procedural steps,
including tests and pressure checks, until you reach a point where
the TM directs you to a specific maintenance procedure in chapter 4
to fix the transmission.
Chapter 3, General Maintenance
Instructions (GMI) provides general instructions that apply to all
areas of troubleshooting and transmission maintenance.
chapter has an index that leads you to specific maintenance
replacement parts, that you use repeatedly throughout all your work
on the transmission.
However, the TM does not repeat the GMI in chapter 4, Transmission
Maintenance Procedures, because it would be repetitive to read the
standard cleaning instructions each time you remove an item from
also apply to transmission maintenance procedures (chapter 4). The
difference is that procedures in chapter 3 are provided for you
where needed; you have to apply chapter 3 procedures to chapter 4
tasks from memory.
When the procedures provided in the GMI are not adequate for a
maintenance task, then the TM provides specific instructions in the
text of chapter 4. For example, acceptability of a part that you
removed from the transmission depends upon certain dimensions
obtained from measuring during inspection.
In such a case, you
must use the specific inspection instructions provided in chapter
Transmission Maintenance Procedures (chapter 4). These maintenance
procedures start with removing the transmission from the shipping
container, and proceed in a