2-10 OPERATING THE VEHICLE - Continued
Shutting Down the Engine
After stopping the truck, engage the parking brakes by pulling the parking brake knob (2) OUT.
Place the transmission shift lever (3) into N (neutral) position.
The turbocharger can be damaged unless the engine is idled for at least 2 minutes. The
turbocharger normally operates at 40 to 60,000 rpm and is lubricated by the engine oil pump.
Therefore, to prevent lack of lubrication, reduction in speed is necessary before the engine is
Idle the engine at least 2 minutes, then turn the ignition switch (5) to OFF.
Switch OFF all lights and accessory controls.
Set battery switch (1) to OFF.