ORGANIZATIONAL TROUBLESHOOTING - CONTINUED
TEST OR INSPECTION
FRONT BRAKES DO NOT WORK - CONTINUED.
Check AIR PRESSURE gage for air pressure between 90 and 130 psi. If specified air pressure is
not present, start engine and check that air pressure in air system is between 90 and 130 psi (TM
5-3805-254-10). Shut down engine (TM 5-3805-254-10).
Step 6. Check operation of both front wheel brakeshoes (1) as follows: using flashlight, look at
brakeshoes (1) through two inspection holes (2) in backing plate (3). Have assistant apply
brake pedal (4) several times and check for free movement of brakeshoes (1).
a.If brakeshoes (1) do not move, go to step 7.
b.If brakeshoes (1) do not release from drums, go to Malfunction 66, AIR BRAKES DO
NOT RELEASE (page 2-346).