Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE OPERATES ERRATICALLY (Continued)
If the gap is greater than or less than 0.020 inches (0.52 mm), go to Step 5d.
Figure 5-157. 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 point cover and go to Step 5e.
Start the engine.
If the engine starts, the problem is solved.
If the engine does not start, go to Step 6.