MAKE SURE ALL ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS
ARE CLEAN AND TIGHT. CHECK FUEL SOLENOID,
COLD ADVANCE SOLENOID, BATTERIES, ROTARY
1. While cranking or running the engine
open the drain fitting end drain some fuel
into a clear container.
2. The fuel should come out of the open
drain valve in a steady stream, if it
doesn't, than ANSWER NO TO THIS
NOTE: Nothing will come out unless the
engine is running or cranking.
Close the drain valve and turn the rotary
switch to STOP.
Check the fuel that came out to be sure
that it isnt contaminated with water or
If the fuel didnt come out in a steady
stream or if it is contaminated then
ANSWER NO TO THIS QUESTION.
If you have trouble starting the engine you
should have entered here byway of the
Statability tests. If you didnt begin there, go
beck to Page 2-41 and the the Startability top
At this point you dont care how well it starts
or runs but just that it will run.
THE ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION IS NO if
the engine seems to start but stops almost
Engine temperature may be determined
from vehicle temp. gauge (Rotary Switch
must be in RUN position) or by touching
Diesel fuel is highly flammable.
Do not perform any procedures
near fire, flames, or sparks.
Severe injury ordeath will result
fortably than it is above 120° F (49° C).
Hard stating can be caused by other
things such as fuel in the lines leaking
back into the tank while the engine is
shut down. This will occur if there is an
air leak in the lines.
A hot engine may cause serious
bums. Always use caution
when approaching a hot engine.