OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
START ENGINE - CONTINUED
If ambient temperature is below 32F (0C), press ether injector switch on instrument panel.
Start the engine with throttle in the IDLE position. It is not necessary to press the throttle to start a
Turn ignition switch to START and allow the engine to start and run at idle speed.
Increase the engine speed (RPM) slowly to provide adequate lubrication to the bearings and allow the oil pressure to sta-
Run engine at idle speed for 3 to 5 minutes before operating with a load.
Monitor fuel gage and indicators for any signs of abnormal temperatures or pressures. Shut down engine at first sign of
a. Forward (F). When placed in Forward (F), the transmission starts out in 1st gear and automatically progresses to the
4th gear. Automatic gear changing can be limited by rotating the gear selection lever to 3rd, 2nd, or 1st gear. The cur-
rent gear selection and direction will be displayed on the driver's ECS display screen.
b. Neutral (N). This is the normal transmission position when the vehicle is not in use. Use "N" when starting the
engine, checking accessories, and for extended periods of idling. An "N" will be displayed on the driver's ECS dis-
play screen when transmission is in the neutral position.
c. Reverse (R). When placed in Reverse (R), the RTCH moves backwards. The transmission starts out in 1st gear and
automatically progresses to the 3rd reverse gear. The current gear selection and direction will be displayed on the
driver's ECS display screen.
IN NEUTRAL POSITION)