OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
ARCTIC COLD WEATHER STARTING AID SYSTEM - CONTINUED
Arctic Heater Operation.
WARN I N G
DO NOT operate arctic heater in enclosed areas due to the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning from
exhaust fumes. Always start and operate heater in a well-ventilated area and, if in an enclosed area, vent
exhaust to the outside. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death to personnel.
Press arctic heater switch, located at right side of operator seat, to turn heater ON. Lamp inside switch will turn on
when system is operating.
Allow arctic heater to operate for 30 minutes.
Press switch again to turn arctic heater OFF.
Wait until lamp inside switch turns off (at least 3
minutes). This indicates that heater shut-down
procedure has finished.
CAU T I ON
DO NOT operate starter for more than
60 seconds when in extreme cold tem-
perature. Doing so could cause starter
CAU T I ON
During very hot weather, operating procedures may require altering to prevent machine overheating.
Avoid continuous high engine rpm.
N OT E
Refer to FM 90-3, Desert Operations.
Keep a close eye on machine alert indicators and coolant, transmission, and hydraulic temperature gages.
If alert indicators signal an alert or if a temperature gage reads unusually high, stop and perform troubleshooting
If indicators stay on after more than 10 minutes of reduced workload, stop machine and notify Unit Maintenance.