Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services CONT.
Item to be
a. Ensure that area is free of personnel
and path of travel is clear.
b. Pull up parking brake switch to release
c. Position propel control lever in full
Do not allow engine to start during
d. Hold engine start switch in start
position while moving propel control
lever to full back (reverse), to full
forward, and then to center
(neutral/stop) position. Turn engine
start switch to OFF position.
Engine attempts to
start before control
lever is in neutral
a. Start engine and warm up engine
Keep throttle control switch in low
RPM (forward) position until after en-
gine oil pressure indicator light goes
out. If light does not go out within ten
seconds, notify Unit Maintenance.
b. Position throttle control switch back-
ward to high RPM and back to low
RPM positions, checking for high and
low engine speeds.
Throttle control switch
does not change engine