STARTING ENGINES (Contd)
STARTING ENGINES (NORMAL) (Contd)
Do not start both engines at same time, as this will run down
After engine starts, oil pressure must be above 20 psi. If oil
pressure is not above 20 psi, shut engine down to avoid
damage to equipment.
If engine fails to start after 30 seconds, release start switch
and let starter motor cool for 2 minutes. Failure to comply may
cause damage to equipment.
If engines will not crank or crank slowly with main power
switch ON, refer to Starting Engines In Parallel or Slave
Hold START switch (11) up until engine starts. Release start switch (11).
After engine starts, observe ENGINE OIL pressure gauge (3). If gauge does not
register 20 psi pressure within 10 seconds, position ENGINE CIRCUITS
switch (1) to OFF position to shut down engine. Notify your supervisor if oil
pressure was below 20 psi.
Position THROTTLE/TRANSMISSION control levers (8) until engine is idling
smoothly (1,000 rpm as indicated on RPM gauge (7)).
Repeat steps 18 to start other engine. If performing pre-launch start-up, refer
After both engines have been started, move boat away from IBC as soon as