Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
THE ENGINE IS HARD TO START (Continued)
Figure 5-85. Gapping Breaker Points
Reset the breaker point gap.
Rotate the engine by hand until the breaker points reach their greatest gap.
Loosen the point gap adjustment screw and place an 0.020 inch (0.52 mm) feeler gage between
Tighten the adjusting screw after setting the gap.
Replace the breaker points cover and go to Step 5e.
Start the engine.
If the engine starts without trouble, the problem is solved.
If the engine does not start, or if it is hard to start, go to Step 6.