3-7. UNUSUAL ENVIRONMENT AND WEATHER (CONT)
Do not crank the engine for more than 30
seconds. Engine start switch needs to be
returned to the OFF position before
attempting to crank engine again. Allow
the starter to cool for 2 minutes before
Keep engine speed low until engine oil
pressure indicator light and horn go off.
Stop engine if indicator light does not go
off within 10 seconds. Notify Unit Level
Maintenance to perform troubleshooting
before restarting engine.
Failure to keep engine speed low until engine
oil pressure indicator light and horn go off can
result in turbocharger damage.
Turn engine start switch lever (6) to start (full right) position to crank the engine. Release the
lever when the engine starts.
Use ether for cold starting purposes only.
Inject ether only while cranking engine or until engine is running smoothly during initial start-up.
Use ether sparingly. Excessive ether injection without cranking can cause piston and ring damage.
Wait approximately 2 seconds between ether injections.
After cranking engine for 30 seconds, allow starter to cool for minimum of 2 minutes before cranking
Turbocharger damage may result if the engine speed is not kept low until the engine oil pressure
light goes out.
While engine is cranking, push and release the ether starting aid switch (7).
Push and release the ether starting aid switch (7) every 2 seconds until the engine starts.
Immediately push and hold button (5) and push throttle control (4) down to low idle position
(near to or fully down) for engine warm-up. Release button.