SLAVE STARTING DISABLED VEHICLE USING MAIN ENGINE
Before trying to slave start a disabled vehicle, take these
Check batteries for damage. Notify Unit
maintenance if batteries are damaged.
Check electrolyte level (TM 9-6140200-14). Add
distilled water as necessary.
Do not park M992A1 in front of disabled vehicle. Personnel injury or damage to vehicles could
occur if vehicle rolls forward.
Do not allow vehicles to touch. Allow enough space between them to permit working room.
Shorted circuits could allow electricity to flow through vehicles, causing Injury to personnel
and/or damage to equipment
Use only front slave receptacle to slave start vehicle.
Before applying the service brake while on steep slopes (greater than 20 percent), adjust the driver's
seat so you can apply maximum leverage to the brake.
Set parking brakes (1) on both vehicles (p 2-84).