2-16. UNUSUAL ENVIRONMENT/WEATHER CONDITIONS-Continued.
Keep engine speed at 1000 to 1200 rpm until engine runs smoothly.
If engine runs rough after starting, do the following:
Hold brake and shift transmission to N.
Push START button.
Push in manifold heater switch (10) on purge pump (7).
If engine will not smooth out after several attempts at pumping, notify unit maintenance.
Check generator blower operation (see para. 2-10b).
Check engine operation (see para. 2-10c).
Use of ether as a starting aid is prohibited. Use of ether as a starting aid produces
extremely high firing pressures which may cause serious engine damage, such as
broken pistons and/or piston rings, bent connecting rods, or cylinder mounting