STARTING THE ENGINE.
Perform daily inspections as required.
Apply parking brake (22, figure 2-4).
Place the battery selector switch (6, figure 2-3) in the BOTH position.
Place the transmission gear selector (4, figure 2-3) to the neutral (N) position.
Push engine stop control (34, figure 2-4) in toward the dash panel.
Do not operate starter continuously for longer than 15 sec-
onds. After cranking for 1 5 seconds, allow starter to cool
for one minute before trying to start the engine. If after sev-
eral attempts the engine will not start, consult Trouble-
shooting Chart, Chapter 3.
Turn ignition key to START and press down accelerator control pedal (8, figure 2-3) and hold. Release key
and accelerator pedal when the engine starts.
Do not increase engine speed until the oil pressure gauge
(16, figure 2-4) indicates 30 psi (206.8 kPa). Shut engine
down if oil pressure does not register on the gauge within
20 to 30 seconds after start.
With engine running, reduce engine speed. Allow engine to warm-up three to five minutes before applying
DRIVING THE VEHICLE.
Observe all gauges and indicators (figure 2-4) for normal operation.
Depress brake pedal (9, figure 2-3). Release parking brake (22, figure 2-4) and shift transmission gear se-
lector (4, figure 2-3) to desired gear.
Release brake pedal (9, figure 2-3) and gradually depress accelerator pedal (8) to increase engine speed.
The accelerator pedal (8, figure 2-3) should be released
while engaging the front axle to release torque on the drive