STARTING ENGINES (Contd)
STARTING ENGINES (AFTER 4 WEEKS OF NON-USE)
Keep the engine hatch covers closed when engines are running
unless engine maintenance is being performed. Failure to
comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
The engines must not be operated out of water, or in water
with the hydrojets disengaged, for more than 10 minutes at
idle speed. Ensure engine temperature does not rise above
210 F (99 C). Failure to comply may cause serious engine
Do not use the electric bilge pumps for longer than 1 minute
unless the engines are running. Without the engines running,
the bilge pumps will run down the batteries.
The master battery switch is mounted inside the battery box.
The battery box hatch must be opened to gain access to the
master battery switch.
This procedure is used to circulate oil throughout engine
before engine starts. This procedure should be used if engine
has been in service for long periods, and any time engine oil
has been drained.
1. Turn MASTER BATTERY switch (1) to ON position turning handle (2)
clockwise until it stops.