Never activate smoke generating system in a building or closed area, or with
personnel at rear of 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.
Do not activate smoke generating system when engine is idling. Engine speed
must be at least 1600 rpm.
Always be aware of wind direction and speed when using smoke generator.
After initial operation, recheck system for any possible fuel leaks.
Do not operate smoke generator if vehicle fuel supply is low.
Engine should be run for a minimum of 5 minutes after smoke system is shut
down to clear exhaust.
Smoke generating system will not produce smoke if the vehicle fuel is JP-8.
Turn on vehicle MASTER switch and warm up engine.
Maintain an engine speed of at least 1600 rpm.
Activate smoke generating switch by opening safety guard and moving switch (1 or 4) to ON.
Indicator light (2) at driver's compartment will illuminate when system is activated.
Personnel must stay clear of APU exhaust area during and immediately after
engine operations. Contact with these areas can cause burns. Clear area of all
personnel and keep vehicle downwind of installation during test.
General. APU is used to charge the vehicle batteries. It also powers the fuel transfer pump and the
hydraulic power to operate the following only if the engine fails.