ENGINE FAILS TO CRANK
Starter engages but engine does not crank (audible solenoid action or starter gear engagement).
a. Starter engagement assembly damaged.
(1) Remove starter and inspect assembly.
Repair or replace starter (WP 0049, Starter
b. Starter drive gear damaged.
(1) With starter removed, inspect engine starter
driven gear (WP 0157, Starter Drive
c. Starter failure.
(1) Replace starter assembly (WP 0049, Starter
d. Engine hydrostatic lock.
(1) Investigate as follows:
With Master switch
"ON," hold fuel shut-
off (engine "stop")
switch in the off
Audibly note normal starter
Starter energized and
Press starter switch
Engine does not crank.
Fluid in cylinder chamber
causing hydrostatic lock.
Hydrostatic damage to engine
(2) Remove shroud and access covers for
access to injector nozzles (WP 0090, Engine
and Transmission Oil Cooler Access Covers
and Frames Replacement, and WP 0055,
Top Shroud and Mounting Brackets
(3) Remove all fuel injector nozzles (WP 0114,
Fuel Injector Nozzles and Holder Repair).
d. (Continued) Engine hydrostatic lock.
(4) Clear intake manifolds as follows:
If knock occurs, cease cranking.
Connecting rod or piston
Hold fuel shut-off
(engine "stop") switch,
and crank engine
Note fluid blown from cylinders.
Combustion chamber clear.
WP 0006 00-3