Step 4. Check for broken or improperly assembled parts of firing mechanism (3).
Evacuate to direct support maintenance if firing mechanism is broken or improperly assembled.
Step 5. Check for defective cartridge locator spring (4):
a. Using cleaning rod section, push cartridge locator toward muzzle, and then release.
b. Cartridge locator must move forward and back under spring pressure.
c. If cartridge locator does not function, evacuate to direct support maintenance.
2-9. TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES (CONT).
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