OPERATE CARRIER IN EXTREME COLD: BELOW -25
10. Drain fuel filters and air separator tank, and fill the fuel tanks as soon as you can. Water forms in an empty tank when it
cools down. Water anywhere in the fuel system can freeze and block the system.
11. Keep the carrier covered as much as you can. If you cant use the cab and cargo covers, use tarpaulins or anything
available to protect the carrier.
Park where tracks could be frozen into mud or snow.
Let the ends of tarpaulins touch the ground. They could freeze in place.
Shut off the engine until engine coolant temperature is at or below 185
START ENGINE IN EXTREME COLD
If your carrier has the engine coolant heater kit and you used the kit, (WP 0040 00) or (WP 0041 00), while the carrier
was parked, use normal cold weather starting procedures. See task: START ENGINE, (WP 0013 00), (WP 0014 00).
Turn off the coolant heater and close the coolant heater shutoff valves (WP 0040 00) or (WP 0041 00) before starting the
Complete the During Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (WP 0057 00).
If your carrier doesnt have the coolant heater kit, or the kit stopped running and your carrier is cold, get unit
maintenance to help you get started.
STOP ENGINE IN EXTREME COLD
Make sure the engine coolant temperature is 185
C) or lower before shutting down the
Stopping the engine in cold weather is the same as in any other weather conditions. See
WP 0023 00 or WP 0024 00.
If your compartment heater has been running, wait for the heater to complete its cool down
cycle and stop itself after you turn it off. The light will go out when the heater blower stops.
STOP ENGINE (WP 0023 00) (WP 0024 00).
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