2-16. UNUSUAL ENVIRONMENT/WEATHER CONDITIONS-Continued.
Extreme Cold Weather Operation (32 to -25°F [0 to -32°C]).
Starting and Warmup Procedures.
· 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 or stopping the engine.
Shift transmission (1) to P. Depress brakes (2) to lock it. Ensure steering wheel (3) is centered and
Ensure fuel tank FUEL CONTROL VALVES are properly positioned (see para. 2-11i).
Turn MASTER switch (4) on. Check FUEL PUMP switch (5) for ON.
When MASTER switch is on, the master and mechanical transmission warning
lights will stay on until the engine is running. If lights do not come on,
troubleshoot (see tab. 3-1).
Move FUEL TANK selector switch (6) up and down to check fuel levels.
Operate purge pump (7) until back pressure is felt, 3 to 4 strokes should do it.