M2/M3 BFV: TROUBLESHOOTING - OD1610 - LESSON 1/PE 1
PRACTICAL EXERCISE - ANSWERS
The term logical troubleshooting is defined as using correct
reasoning to detect the cause of equipment malfunction.
The four main steps in troubleshooting are:
Verify the existence of the malfunction
Find the part causing the problem
Replace or adjust the part
Verify the correction of the problem
When inspecting a vehicle and finding a fuel leak, regardless of
seepage, the vehicle should be dead lined.
to perform the
One of the main tools used by maintenance personnel to diagnose
malfunctions is the simplified test equipment-M1/fighting vehicle system
(STE-MI/FVS) vehicle test meter (VTM).
DA Form 2404 has five major purposes, which follow:
(1) It is a record of faults found during an inspection. These
include operator and unit preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS),
maintenance activity inspections, diagnostic checks, and spot checks.
(2) It shows the results of technical evaluations of guided
missiles (GM) systems.
Marine condition surveys of watercraft are recorded on DA
(4) It is also a record of deferred maintenance and uncorrected
This form is called the DA Form 2404 DEF MAINT, or deferred