Do not start delivery unless shutter is in full open position. If
numbers on indicating wheels are not in full view, resetting
operation has not been completed; in which case, turn reset
knob until shutter disappears and reset knob returns to its nor-
mal position. Adjustments or repairs will be accomplished by
direct support maintenance personnel.
OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-10. OPERATION IN EXTREME COLD (0 DEGREES F TO -25 DEGREES F) (18 DEGREES C TO -32
a. Fuel System.
Always provide a metal-to-metal contact between the fuel tank
filler neck and the nozzle in order to avoid the possibility of
releasing a static spark.
(1) Remove snow and ice from the fuel tank filler cap. Fill the tank with clean, dry fuel,
Do not touch metal parts with bare hands in extremely cold
(2) Lubricate the unit in accordance with the cold weather instructions specified in the current lubrication order.
(3) Clean the fuel filter bowl daily.
(4) Start the pumping unit in accordance with the instructions on the engine air shroud and as specified in
b. Carrier. When using the electric motor driven pumping assembly, the efficiency of batteries for electric motor
operation decreases greatly as the temperature decreases. Operate the engine of the transporting vehicle at approx-
imately 1000 RPMs when operating the electric motor driven pump to ensure full pump output.
c. Electric Motor. Take special precautions to protect equipment in frigid climates or during cold periods. Use
care in handling cables and wire insulation. These items become hard and brittle and are easily damaged. Avoid
sharp bends or unnecessary loops in cables and wires.