Table 3-1. Unit Troubleshooting (Cont)
TEST OR INSPECTION
Examine hose connectors for damaged threads and missing or damaged gaskets and clamps.
Replace damaged or missing component. Refer to paragraph 3-10.3.9.
Rebreather System Pressure Gauge Low Pressure Reading
Check that a fully charged oxygen bottle (12) is installed.
Install a fully charged oxygen bottle. Refer to paragraph 3-10.3.1.
Check that the oxygen bottle valve (3) is completely open.
Open the oxygen bottle valve (3).
Check the system for leaks.
Perform the breathing system and plumbing leak tests. Refer to paragraphs 3-10.4.1
Pressure gauge (4) operation is still doubtful.
Replace the pressure gauge (4). Refer to paragraph 3-10.3.7.
Rebreather Harness System Discomfort
Examine the shoulder straps, chest strap and waist strap for damage and signs of wear.
Replace worn and damaged straps. Refer to paragraph 3-10.3.8.
Examine rebreather body for cracks around strapping passthroughs.
Replace the rebreather. Notify your supervisor.