OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
This vehicle has been designed to operate safely and efficiently within the limits specified in this TM. Oper-
ation beyond these limits is prohibited in accordance with AR 70-1 without written approval from: Com-
mander, U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, ATTN: AMSTA-DSA-CS, Warren, MI.
This section contains instructions for safely operating the RTCH-RT 240 under unusual conditions. In addition to normal
preventive maintenance, special care must be taken to keep the truck operational in extreme temperatures and other environ-
When slave starting truck, use NATO slave cable that does NOT have loose or missing insulation.
DO NOT proceed if suitable cable is not available.
DO NOT use civilian-type jumper cables.
The RT 240 is equipped with a 24 volt, negative ground electrical system. The truck has two slave receptacles. One recep-
tacle is located on the left side of the truck within the battery box. The other receptacle is located on the right side of the truck
to the rear of the right front tire.
Ensure that both RTCH and booster vehicle are equipped with serviceable NATO slave receptacles.
Connect slave cable to booster vehicle slave receptacle.
LEFT SIDE OF TRUCK