M2/M3 BFV: TROUBLESHOOTING - OD1610 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
TECHNIQUES OF LOGICAL
TROUBLESHOOTING AND HOW TO USE THESE
TECHNIQUES TO INSPECT AND TROUBLESHOOT THE VEHICLE,
DIAGNOSE MALFUNCTIONS, AND COMPLETE DA FORM 2404
Describe the techniques of logical troubleshooting and how to use
these techniques to inspect and troubleshoot the vehicle.
Within a self-study
Within one hour
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
The word "troubleshooting" is defined by Army Regulation (AR) 310-25,
Dictionary of United States Army Terms, as the process of investigating and
detecting the cause of equipment malfunctions. This definition covers the
word troubleshooting only partially; however, it leaves out the one key word
essential in all troubleshooting procedures.
That key word is "logical."
Troubleshooting, therefore, is the logical process of investigating and
detecting the cause of equipment malfunction.
In the upcoming task, the techniques of logical troubleshooting will be
Upon completion of this task, the student should not only be
able to describe the logical techniques of troubleshooting, but should also
be able to use them to troubleshoot everything from the family car to a
Bradley fighting vehicle (BFV).