MAIN ENGINE COLD WEATHER STARTING
Cold weather starting procedures are to be used at 0° F and
below. However, these procedures also apply when vehicle
wont start at 32° F. Flame heater switch and starter switch
must be activated at same time.
1. Start APU (APU Starting in Extremely Cold Weather, page 2-221).
2. After APU has been running for 3 minutes, turn APU Generator switch (1 ) ON.
3. After APU has been running for 15 minutes, turn off APU GENerator switch
and check BAITERY-GENERATOR indicator gage (2).
If BATTERY-GENERATOR indicator gage indicates at least mid-yellow, turn
APU GENerator switch ON and attempt cold weather engine start according
to procedure on page 2-219.
If BATTERY-GENERATOR indicator gage indicates less than mid-yellow,
turn APU GENerator switch ON again and continue charging batteries before
Periodically check BATTERY-GENERATOR indicator gage by turning APU
GENerator switch OFF. When gage indicates mid-yellow or better, com-
mence cold weather start (page 2-219).