Table 5-1. Direct and General Support Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Continued)
M = Monthly
A/R = As Required
Q = Quarterly
H = Hourly
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
NO. M A/R
a. Start engine according to engine startup procedures in Chapter 2, Section III.
Belts should be installed while checking engine speed.
b. Check operating speed with tachometer. Refer to page 1-6 for correct rpm settings.
Figure 5-13. Governor Assembly
c. Adjust engine speed as necessary.
(1) Loosen bushing nut slightly.
(2) Turn throttle bracket counterclockwise (left) to increase engine speed. Turn it
clockwise (right) to decrease engine speed. Refer to page 1-6 for the correct rating.
DO NOT FORCE bushing nut tight. This could cause binding or stripping
(3) When engine speed is adjusted to the correct rpm, tighten bushing nut to lock