2-10. INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS, CHECKS, AND SELF-TEST-Continued.
Starting Main Engine (Normal Conditions).
Ear protection must be worn by personnel in vehicle because of high vehicle
Personnel must stay clear of engine and APU exhaust areas during and
Immediately after engine operations. Contact with these areas can cause
severe burns. Smoke generator toxic fumes should not be inhaled. Clear area
of all personnel and keep vehicle downwind of installation during test.
Turn off radio and electrical switches before starting engine.
If crew compartment is closed up,
ensure air cleaner air control housing
handles (1) are set on OUTSIDE air
source before starting engine.
Ensure transmission shift selector (2) is in P. Depress brake (3) to lock it in position. Ensure steering
wheel (4) is centered and locked.
Ensure fuel tank FUEL CONTROL VALVES are properly positioned (see para.
Turn MASTER switch (5) on. Check FUEL PUMP switch (6) is ON.
When MASTER switch is on, the master and mechanical transmission warning
lights will stay on until engine is running. If lights do not come on, troubleshoot
(see tab. 3-1).
Move FUEL TANK selector switch (7) up and down to check fuel levels.