Troubleshooting Turbine Engines

in Engine Maintenance and Operation

Included in this section are typical guidelines for locating engine malfunctions on most turbine engines. Since it would be impractical to list all the malfunctions that could occur, only the most common malfunctions are covered. A thorough knowledge of the engine systems, applied with logical reasoning, solves most problems that may occur.

Figure 10-75 enumerates some malfunctions that may be encountered. Possible causes and suggested actions are given in the adjacent columns. The malfunctions presented herein are solely for the purpose of illustration and should not be construed to have general application. For exact information about a specific engine model, consult the applicable manufacturer’s instructions.


Figure 10-75. Troubleshooting turbojet engines.

Figure 10-75. Troubleshooting turbojet engines. [click image to enlarge]

Figure 10-75. Troubleshooting turbojet engines (continued).

Figure 10-75. Troubleshooting turbojet engines (continued). [click image to enlarge]