SECTION V: TROUBLESHOOTING
D Visually inspect for signs of mechanical failure of
spade. If signs of mechanical failure exist, notify,
Direct Support maintenance.
If no signs of
mechanical failure exist, go to step E.
E Visually inspect for failed or missing spade cylinder
If any failed or missing pins exist,
notify Direct Support maintenance. If no failed or
missing pins exist, go to step G.
Test equipment must be able to withstand
1950-2050 psi (13,445-14,135 kPa). Improper
test equipment could burst during testing
and cause personnel injury or death.
F If spade still does not operate, troubleshoot main
hydraulic system and/or auxiliary hydraulic system
(see paragraph 2-19). If spade operates, hut with
difficulty, go to step G.
G Inspect for galled spade pivot pins. If any damaged
pins exist, notify Direct Support Maintenance. If no
damaged pivot pins exist, go to step H.
H Inspect hydraulic lines and connections for leaks.
Replace leaking hydraulic lines and tighten leaking
connections (see paragraph 12-1). If leaks persist or
spade continues to operate with difficulty, notify,
Direct Support Maintenance. If no leaks exist and
n o t i f y D i r e c t S u p p o r t
MAIN HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
Insufficient or no main system oil pressure.
Do steps A through E.
Loss of main hydraulic pressure during operation
Do steps A through G.
A Remove hydraulic line intermediate rear right center
floor plate (see paragraph 9-11). Remove eight
socket head screws. Remove hydraulic oil filter
cover and oil filter element (see paragraph 12-3).
Dry-cleaning solvent used to clean parts is
potentialIy, dangerous to personnel and
property. Do not use near open flame or
Flashpoint of solvent is
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