STARTING THE ENGINE
Above 0°C (32°F)
Below 0°C (32°F)
1. Repeat steps 1 and 2 as outlined in the
topic, Above 0°C ( 3 2oF).
Depress the accelerator pedal just
past the detent.
After cranking begins, push the
starting aid button. Repeat every 2 seconds
until the engine starts.
When the engine starts, push the
starting aid button about every 2 seconds
until the engine runs smoothly.
Do not use the starting aid excessively during
starting or when the engine is running.
Turn the start switch to START to
Do not use starting aid when the engine is
crank the engine. Release the switch when
warm and running.
the engine starts.
For starting below -180C (OOF), the use
The low air pressure buzzer should sound
of additional optional starting aids is
until air pressure is normal and the
recommended. Heating of the coolant
parking brake is released, or until the
and/or use of extra battery capacity may
transmission is shifted into NEUTRAL.
Do not crank the engine for more than 30 se-
conds. Allow the starter to cool for 2 minutes
before cranking again.
Between 160C (600F) and 0oC (32oF),
no starting aid should be needed. If a
starting aid is required, see the next
topic, Below 0oC (32oF).