Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE SKIPS AT HIGH SPEED (Continued)
If the gap is greater than or less than 0.020 inches (0.52 mm) go to Step 3d.
Figure 5-178. 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 3c.
Start the engine.
Check the cooling fins for clogging. Remove the fuel tank.
Disconnect the battery power cable from the battery.
Close the fuel tank valve.
Disconnect the fuel line from the carburetor.