RAPIDLY EMPLACED BRIDGE (REB)
INTRODUCTION TO TROUBLESHOOTING
Operation of a deadlined CBT or REB without
preliminary inspection prior to performing
troubleshooting procedures may result in damage to
equipment or injury to personnel.
a. The following troubleshooting work packages provide the necessary
troubleshooting procedures to diagnose mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical
malfunctions for the REB.
b. The symptom index is used to identify the malfunction and locate the
troubleshooting procedure to diagnose the problem.
c. Each troubleshooting procedure lists a description of the malfunction followed
by a step or sequence of steps to perform a test or inspection. Then, in the order of
probability, substeps instruct the user to determine if a condition exists through a
check, inspection, or test, followed by the corrective action required to solve the
d. Prior to performing any troubleshooting procedure, the following recommen-
dations should be observed:
(1) Isolate the system where the malfunction occurs.
(2) Perform the troubleshooting procedure in the order in which steps are listed.
(3) Consider the possibility that the problem could be simple in origin and
may require only a minor adjustment; use common sense.
(4) If a malfunction occurs that is not listed, notify your supervisor.
(5) If a problem cannot be corrected after performing all corrective actions
listed for a malfunction, notify your supervisor.
(6) If the corrective action is not authorized at the operator's level, operators
should provide a brief written description of the problem using Equipment
Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet, DA Form 2404 or DA Form 5988-E, and
Maintenance Request, DA Form 2407.
END OF WORK PACKAGE