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  • Choosing the Fastest Way to Find a Cause

  • Troubleshooting Action Guide: apply systematic reasoning to machine problems

  • Process Sketch: analyze processes by showing the functions of components

  • Systems Sketch: speed troubleshooting by isolating systems

  • Physical Layout Sketch: drawings identify and locate critical parts,

  • Settings-Measurement Table: record readings and settings while machine is running right

  • Systems Table: organize information needed for troubleshooting

  • Input-Output Sequence Table: analyze step-by-step operations

  • Process Table: find defects in outputs with a matrix

  • Analysis Before Action: facts and detailed evaluation eliminate guesses

  • Underlying Causes: discovering the initial problem prevents recalls

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