Table 3-1. Intermediate Direct Support Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
EXTRACTOR WILL NOT OPERATE PROPERLY. (Cont)
Check for broken wiring. Use a multimeter and test wiring for continuity.
If wiring is broken, repair or replace defective wiring. (Refer to paragraph 3-7.)
If wiring is not damaged, proceed to next step.
Check for low generator output voltage or disconnected phase line.
If voltage is low, adjust generator output or reconnect phase line. (Refer to TM 5-6115-585-12.)
If problem persists, notify your supervisor.
EXTRACTOR RUNS TOO LONG.
Check for improper function of timer. Observe movement of red pointer during spin cycle.
If pointer fails to move, replace timer. (Refer to paragraph 3-18.)
If pointer moves normally, proceed to next step.
Check for improper brake adjustment and worn lining. The basket should come to a complete stop within
30 seconds after the motor shuts off. Replace brake lining if it is worn to within 1/8 inch (3.2 mm) of the
If lining is worn or extractor takes too long to stop, adjust brake or replace brakeshoe. (Refer to paragraph