OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
START ENGINE - CONTINUED
Starting Engine Below 32F (0C) Using Ether Starting Aid.
Ensure transmission is in N (Neutral).
Ensure parking brake is applied by pulling parking brake control knob out.
Ensure all hydraulic control levers are in a neutral position.
Ensure all accessories are off.
Ensure all personnel are clear of machine.
Press and hold accelerator pedal 1/4 way down.
DO NOT crank starter motor for more than 30 seconds at a time. After 30 seconds, allow starter motor to
cool for at least 2 minutes before attempting to start engine again. Excessive heating of starter motor may
result in damage or premature starter failure.
Turn power switch to START position.
Use ether starting aid sparingly and for cold starting purposes ONLY. Excessive ether without cranking can
cause piston and ring damage.
Inject ether only while cranking engine or after initial start-up, until engine is running smoothly.
Push ether starting aid switch down for 2-3 seconds, then release for 2-3 seconds. Operate switch at 2-3 second
intervals as engine is cranked. Continue to use switch at 2-3 second intervals until engine starts and is running
Release power switch when engine starts.
If engine does not start after 30 seconds, let starter cool for two minutes, then try to start again.
If engine oil pressure indicator does not stop flashing within 10 seconds after engine starts, stop engine by turning
off power switch. Perform troubleshooting.
After engine has started, verify that the following indicator lights are OFF:
NO COOLANT FLOW indicator. If indicator does not turn OFF, perform troubleshooting.
SUPP STER indicator. If indicator does not turn OFF, perform troubleshooting.
LOW PRESS BRAKE indicator. If indicator does not stop flashing, perform troubleshooting.
ALTERNATOR INDICATOR. If indicator does not turn OFF, perform troubleshooting.
Proceed to Machine Warmup.