· Remove all jewelry such as rings, dog tags and bracelets. If jewelry contacts electrical
connection, a direct short may occur resulting in injury or death to personnel and damage
· Use caution while working under operator platform assembly. Falling platform may cause
injury or death.
Operating starter for more than 30 seconds at a time can cause starter damage due to heat
buildup. After 30 seconds, starter must be stopped for 2 minutes to allow starter to cool.
STARTER CONTINUES TO RUN AFTER ENGINE START SWITCH KEY IS RELEASED
Engine Start Switch Faulty.
Open left-side door assembly (TM 5-3895-379-10).
Remove harness connector from starter relay switch assembly.
Turn battery disconnect switch to ON position (TM 5-3895-379-10).
Set multimeter to measure VDC.
Touch positive (+) probe of multimeter (wire 306-GN) of harness connector.
Touch negative (-) probe of multimeter to good ground.
Have assistant turn and hold engine start switch to START position (TM 5-3895-379-10) for no
more than 30 seconds.
Turn engine start switch to OFF position (TM 5-3895-379-10).
Voltage should drop to zero VDC.
If voltage does not drop to zero VDC, replace engine start switch (WP 0166).