Table 3-2. Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
1. WATER PUMP FAILS TO DELIVER WATER. (Cont)
Check pump to verify that it has been adequately primed.
If pump is not primed, refer to paragraph 2-8c and prime the pump.
If pump has been adequately primed, proceed to step 4.
Check water source to see if it is too shallow.
If water source is too shallow, remove suction hose and place it in deeper water. Refer
to FM 10-280.
If water source is not too shallow, proceed to step 5.
Check suction hose and strainer for clogs.
If suction hose is clogged, remove and clean suction strainer.
If suction hose is not clogged, proceed to step 6.
Check hose assemblies for air leaks.
If air leaks are present, repair or replace hose assemblies. Repair hose assembly by
tightening hose clamps.
If air leaks are not present and problem persists, notify your supervisor.
2. WATER HEATER AND DRYER FAIL TO START.
Check to see if flame safeguard control lockout switch is tripped.
If switch is tripped, refer to paragraph 2-8e(8) for the dryer and paragraph 2-8d(6) for the
water heater and reset flame safeguard control lockout switch.
If switch is not tripped, proceed to next step.
Check to see if three circuit breakers inside of control panel are tripped.
If circuit breakers are tripped, reset circuit breakers by pushing them in.
If circuit breakers are not tripped and dryer still fails to start, proceed to next step.
Check that water temperature thermostat on the water heater is set high enough to start
the water heater.
If thermostat setting is not high enough, increase thermostat setting.
If water heater still does not start, proceed to next step.
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