Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
THE BATTERY FAILS TO CHARGE (Continued)
Check the engine operating speed with a hand-held tachometer. Refer to page 1-6 for correct rpm
Figure 5-68. Governor Assembly
Adjust the engine speed to correct rpm.
Loosen the bushing nut slightly.
Move the throttle bracket to the left (counterclockwise) to increase the engine speed and to the
right (clockwise) to decrease the engine speed. Refer to page 1-6 for correct rpm rating.
DO NOT force the bushing nut tight. This could cause binding or stripped threads.
When the engine speed is adjusted to the correct rpm, tighten the bushing nut and lock the
throttle bracket in place. Go to Step 2.
4. THE ENGINE IS HARD TO START
Check the carburetor.