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 cranking again.
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
Failure to keep engine speed low until
engine oil pressure indicator light and horn
go off can result in turbocharger damage.
5 Turn engine start switch lever (5) to start (full forward) 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.
6 While engine is cranking, press and release the ether starting aid switch (6).
7 Press and release the ether starting aid switch (6) every 2 seconds until the engine starts.