2-18. USING SLAVE RECEPTACLE TO START ENGINE
Check condition of batteries
before slave starting of engine.
a. Position right side of slaving (recharging) vehicle to the right side of vehicle needing
b. Stop slaving vehicle engine.
When slaving, always connect slave cable to disabled vehicle first.
Damage to batteries or cable may result from improperly
connecting hot batteries before connecting cable to receptacle of
Make sure electrical switches on both vehicles are in OFF position.
c. Remove cover (8) from slave receptacle (9) and connect slave cable (10) to slave
receptacle (9) on disabled vehicle. Repeat procedure on slaving vehicle.
d. Start slaving vehicle engine and set idle speed at 1,000-1,100 rpm.
e. Start slaved vehicle engine.
f. After engine starts and is running smoothly, disconnect slave cable (10) from both
g. Put cover (8) back on receptacle (9).
h. Clean and stow slave cable (10).
i. Observe battery-generator indicator (11) on slaved vehicle, If indicator (11) is not in
green area, notify organizational maintenance.