Only use hand throttle for starting a cold engine. Do not exceed 1,000 rpm.
If oil pressure gage (15) does not register and maintain at least 15 psi within 20
seconds, stop the engine immedititely by pulling out engine stop control knob (9)
and turning battery switch (8) to OFF position. Refer to table 3-2 for
If battery generator indicator (13) does not indicate charging with engine at fast
idle with all accessories off, stop the engine and notify organizational maintenance.
If engine temperature gage (12) shows an unusual rise or fails to register, stop the
engine. Refer to table 3-2 for troubleshooting instructions.
(11 ) Check your instrument cluster
(a) Check oil pressure gage (15). It should read above 15 psi.
(b) Check battery generator indicator (13). It should read in the green area.
(c) Check engine temperature gage (12). It should show a gradual increase in temperature
and read between 180F. and 210"F. when engine is at normal operating temperature.
Do not attempt to operate the truck under any conditions. unless air pressure
system and warning buzzer are operating properly.
(d) Check air pressure gage (14). The air pressure warning buzzer should continue to
sound until the air pressure is above 65 psi.
Do not race engine. Never operate engine above 2.600 rpm (2,800 rpm for model
LDS 465-2 engine).
If air filter indicator rises and locks in the full led position, stop engine and notify
If any unusual noises are detected, stop engine and notify organizational
(12) Push hand throttle control
Release clutch pedal (7) and allow engine to warm up until temperature reaches 140F.