2-17. OPERATING PROCEDURES (CONT)
a. Starting the Engine (Cont).
Dont operate starter motor more than 30 seconds . Wait at least three
minutes before cranking to allow batteries to recuperate and starter
motor to cool. Failure to do so could cause damage to starter motor.
(12) Turn ignition key switch to second clockwise position (start). Starter
motor will crank engine. Note that HYDRAULIC FILTER warning indicator
Starting fluid is toxic and highly flammable. Container is pressurized
to act as an expellent. Dont heat container and dont discharge start-
ing fluid in confined areas or near open flame. Dont discard used con-
tainer in an open flame. To do any of the above will cause an explosion.
Dont breathe ether vapor or allow ether to come in contact with your
skin. To do so will cause severe injury or death.
(13) If temperature is below 40 degrees, use COLD START switch. With starter
motor cranking engine, push and release COLD START switch two times.
(14) When engine starts, release ignition key switch; it will return to first
clockwise position. See that HYDRAULIC FILTER warning indicator turns
If OIL PRESS warning indicator does not turn off within ten to 15 se-
conds after starting engine, turn off engine and check cause.
(15) Check instrument panel indicators and gages for proper indication:
(a) Ten to 15 seconds after engine starts, check that OIL PRESS warning in-
dicator turns off. If it does not turn off, stop engine and investigate