Table 3-1. Direct Support Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
EXTRACTOR WILL NOT OPERATE PROPERLY. (Cont)
Step 2. Check drive unit for damage and oil leak(s).
a. If drive unit is damaged or leaking, replace drive unit. (Refer to paragraph 3-
b. If drive unit is not damaged, proceed to next step.
Step 3. Check for broken wiring. Use a multimeter and test wiring for continuity.
If wiring is broken, repair or replace defective wiring. (Refer to
If wiring is not damaged, proceed to next step.
Step 4. Check for low generator output voltage or disconnected phase line.
a. If voltage is low, adjust generator output or reconnect phase line. (Refer to
TM 5-6115-585 -12.)
b. If problem persists, notify your supervisor.
10. EXTRACTOR RUNS TOO LONG.
Step 1. Check for improper function of timer. Observe movement of red pointer during
a. If pointer fails to move, replace timer. (Refer to paragraph 3-17.)
b. If pointer moves normally, proceed to next step.
Step 2. 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 shoe.
If lining is worn or extractor takes too long to stop, adjust brake or replace
brakeshoe. (Refer to paragraph 2-29.)