SECTION V. UNIT MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
MAINTENANCE OF MAIN PROPULSION ENGINE
2-13. Repair Main Propulsion Engine.
This task covers:
INITIAL SETUP :
Tool kit, general mechanic's rail
Engine shutdown. TM 55-1905-223-10
and marine diesel engine
Strap wrench P/N 3376807
Filter cutter P/N 3376579
Oil filter wrench P/N 3375049
Pressure manometer P/N PVS-2
Visually inspect hoses and metallic lines for leaks, cracks, kinks, abrasions, corrosion and loose or
damaged clamps and fittings.
Check insulation blankets to make certain that all surfaces that get hot during operait n are covered.
Operate engine and inspect for leaks in all hoses and metallic hoses.
With engine operating, check for exhaust leaks.
Listen for unusual engine noises (knocks, rattles and taps).
Shut down engine. Refer to TM 55-1905-223-10.
Perform checks and inspections outlined in paragraph 2-5.
Pressure test coolant system.
Ensure engine is cooled to below 120 (50 ) to avoid burn injury.
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