MAINTENANCE OF THE M113 PER CARRIER - OD1601 LESSON 2/PE 2
PRACTICAL EXERCISE 2
On a plain sheet of paper, write down the answers to the following questions.
you have answered them, check your answers from the answer page that follows.
You awake this Monday morning again realizing that you have lost the battle of
stretching a paycheck beyond the first weekend after payday. Multitudes of brave
soldiers have tried, but few have survived what you ate, drank, and did over the
Having sufficiently pieced your body together, you arrive at your
maintenance shop and wonder why the lights seem so bright, and why someone in the
shop seems to be firing a 175mm cannon INSIDE the shop when the door is closed.
You have one humongous headache and you are just about ready to bury yourself under
a dirtball when the maintenance OIC confronts you with a malfunctioning M113A1/A2
(which is being used in maneuvers) and needs to have the electrical system
As he gives you the assignment, he looks doubtfully at
your drooping eyelids and tells you that you don't look ready to troubleshoot your
nose this morning, much less an M113A1/A2.
How is troubleshooting defined?
2. What is
3. When the operator/crew attempt to troubleshoot the M113A1/A2 and a malfunction
is not listed, what action should the operator/crew take?
4. When troubleshooting the powerplant, fuel, and brake system at the unit level
where in TM 9-2300-257-20 will maintenance personnel find troubleshooting
information and tests for locating and correcting troubles that may develop in the
5. Troubleshooting the malfunction (symptom), ENGINE FAILS TO DEVELOP FULL POWER,
the mechanic is directed to check for a restricted air cleaner