i. Check air cleaner indicator (14). Press reset button. If red appears, indicating air
restriction, notify organizational maintenance.
j. Place battery switch (10) in ON position,
k. Fully depress clutch pedal (8).
l. Depress accelerator (7) to halfway point.
Do not hold ignition switch (16) in START position for more
than 10 seconds. If engine does not start, wait 10 to 15 seconds
before trying to start engine again. Engine starter can be
Do not race engine above 800-1000 rpm.
m. Place ignition switch lever (16) in START position. Release lever after engine
starts. Lever will return automatically to RUN position.
n. Release clutch pedal (8).
o. Adjust hand throttle control (9) until tachometer (12) indicates 800-1000 rpm.
Pull out emergency engine stop control (11) if oil pressure does not
register or suddenly drops to less than 15 psi (103.4 kPa) as
p. Allow engine to run until temperature gage (13) indicates 120°F (49°C), Unlock
hand throttle (9) by turning it left or right, and push it in to allow engine speed to drop to
idle (600-650 rpm).
q. Check your instruments!
If any instrument reading is not normal, stop engine by turning
ignition switch (16) and battery switch (10) to OFF positions and
notify organizational maintenance.
(1) Oil pressure gage (15) should register about 15 psi (103.4 kPa).