INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS AND CHECKS.
Fill fuel tank with diesel fuel.
Fill lube compartments with appropriate lubricants (see para. 2-9L).
Check front and rear jacks to ensure unit stability (see para. 4-64).
Hearing protection is required when unit is operating. Prolonged loud noise can
result in hearing loss.
STARTING THE ENGINE
Do not crank engine for over 20 seconds. Extended cranking will drain batteries
and overheat starter.
NORMAL WEATHER (Refer to Figure 2-26).
Flip engine exhaust diverter valve (1) to the right, "summer" position.
Or if clutch is engaged, disengage it by pushing handle (2) in.
Move the engine run/stop lever (3) on engine to "run".
Move the on/off toggle switch (4) on control panel to "on".
Push and hold engine start button (5) on control panel until engine starts, then release.
Open shut-off valve (13) on air-receiver tank (10) to allow air to flow from air compressor (15) to
air-receiver tank (10.) (Refer to Figure 2-25, Sheet 2).
Engage clutch (2), by pulling handle away from control panel.
Allow pressure to build until the air pressure gage (6) shows a reading of between 140 and 175
Open ball valve (9) on air-receiver tank (10) to allow air to flow to pumps (14). (Refer to Figure
2-25, Sheet 2).
ENGINE SHUT DOWN NORMAL (Refer to Figure 2-26).
Disengage clutch (2).
Move the on/off toggle switch (4) to "off'
Move the engine run/stop lever (3) on engine to "stop".