STARTING THE ENGINE.
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Open overhead door before operating
a. Preparation for Starting.
(I) Perform the necessary daily preventive main-
(2) Open vent above engine.
b. Starting the Engine.
(1) Unlock throttle and pull out to the idle posi-
(2) Pull choke control out.
( 3 ) Move ignition switch to the start position and
hold. When engine starts release the switch and it will
return to the run position.
If engine fails to start within 30 seconds release starter
and allow to cool before trying to rc-start,
After the engine starts gradually push choke
control in and adjust throttle control to the desired
STOPPING THE ENGINE.
Figure 2-3. External power receptacle.
If the engine has been running hard and is hot, do not stop
it abruptly from full load, but remove and allow
engine to run at idle for three to five minutes.
a. Unlock throttle control and pull out to idle.
b. Place all circuit breakers in the OFF position.
c. Place ignition switch in the OFF position.
OPERATION OF THE AIR COMPRESSOR.
b. Switch the main power and air compressor circuit
c. Open air receiver tank draincock and drain con-
densation from tank.
e. To stop compressor push the stop reset button and
f The air compressor pressure switch (fig 2-2)
automatically shutdown the compressor when pressure
reaches 100 psi and will restart the compressor as soon
as pressure fails below 80 psi.
OPERATION OF THE GENERATOR-
a. Refer to TM 9-237 for welding techniques.
Injury or death can result if shop set is
not grounded properly.
b. Drive a metal ground rod into the ground adjacent
to the shop set. Attach a no. 6 hare copper wire to the