2-10. INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS, CHECKS, AND SELF-TEST-Continued.
Check BATTERY-GENERATOR indicator (4) and generator grille (5) operation. If the generator grille does
not operate, stop engine (see para. 2-10k) and notify unit maintenance.
If vehicle is not going to be driven for a long period, idle engine at 1000 to 1200 rpm for 30 minutes to
Starting Main Engine by Towing.
· Under normal conditions and on level terrain, engine may be started by towing
· Tow start vehicle if it cannot be slave started or if starter trouble exists and
vehicle must be operated.
Prepare vehicle for towing with tow bar. See paragraph 2-11a.
Station observer in clear view of both operators to direct towing operation.
Shift transmission (1) in dead vehicle to 2nd gear.