This task covers:
General mechanic's tool kit:
Drivebelts loosened (TM 9-2320-280-20).
Needlenose pliers, 90 degree
General Safety Instructions
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not
exceed 30 psi (207 kPa).
Affected cylinder piston must be brought to (TDC) position to
ensure intake and exhaust valves are closed.
Using socket wrench and breaker bar on torsion damper bolt (3), rotate crankshaft to bring piston
(in affected cylinder) to top dead center (TDC) position.
Perform steps 2 and 3 if failed glow plug is still installed in
cylinder head. Perform step 4 if failed glow plug has been
removed from the cylinder head and glow plug tip is broken off in
cylinder head prechamber. Perform steps 5 and 6 if failed glow
plug tip is swollen.
Inserting pliers through injector nozzel opening (1), grasp glow plug tip, break off expanded tip, and
remove the piece from the prechamber.
Remove the glow plug (TM9-2320-280-20).
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi
(207 kPa). Use only with effective chip guarding and personnel
protective equipment (goggles, shield, gloves, etc.).
Direct compressed air into glow plug port (2) to expel broken tip from prechamber through injector
nozzle opening (1).