Operation in Extreme Cold. By nature of its purpose, the Roller will not usually be operated in extremely
cold temperatures. When the Roller will be required to operate during temperatures below 32°F (0°C), the
following instructions shall be observed:
Start-Up and Operation.
(a) Remove all ice and snow from Roller as soon as possible.
(b) Prepare Roller for operation in severe cold temperatures according to FM 9-207, FM 31-70, FM
31-71, and FM 21-305 as necessary.
(c) Drain water from fuel/water separator. Dispose of drained fluids in accordance with local
(d) Start engine and allow engine to warm up for at
least 15 minutes to reach normal operating
temperature before beginning any operation.
Push parking brake knob (1) down to ensure
parking brake is engaged.
Engine will not start unless propel
control lever is in center position.
Move propel control lever (2)
to the center position to
ensure that propulsion system
is not in forward or reverse.
Turn throttle lock (3) to left
until throttle control (4) moves
up and down freely.
Extra fuel for starting engine is available
while the throttle is full open, especially
in cold weather.
Push and hold button (5) and pull throttle
control (4) out, to high idle position (near to
or fully up).