Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE SKIPS AT HIGH SPEED (Continued)
Turn the main fuel needle valve to the left (counterclockwise) two full turns.
Turn the idle needle valve to the left (counterclockwise) 1-1/4 turns.
Go to Step 2.
Check the breaker points.
Figure 5-177. Breaker Point Cover
Remove the breaker point cover.
Open the points with a screwdriver and inspect them. If they are pitted, burned, or badly oxidized,
replace them and go to Step 3c.
Check the breaker point gap.
Shut the ignition switch OFF.
Crank the engine by hand until the points are open to their widest gap.
If the gap is 0.020 inches (0.52 mm) the gap is ok. Go to Step 2.