Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
THE ENGINE IS HARD TO START (Continued)
Figure 5-91. Engine Valve Cover
a. Remove the breather and clean it if necessary.
Remove the valve cover retaining nut and the valve cover.
Remove the breather seal and filter. If the filter is dirty and plugged, replace it.
Remove the gaskets and breather.
Replace the gaskets and clean all the other parts.
Reassemble the breather assembly and go to Step 8. Make sure the valve cover is securely
tightened to prevent oil leaks.
Check the engine compression.
Because automatic compression release engines release compression at 600 rpm, there is a
different compression test procedure for this engine.