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SECTION Ill.  OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
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TM 5-4210-233-14&P-1 2-12.  OPERATING PROCEDURES - Continued (6) When the engine is started, observe the OIL PRESS gauge.  After the first few seconds of operation, the oil pressure alarm lamp should cease indicating and the oil pressure remain above 10 psi (70 kPa). If the oil pressure remains below 10 psi (70 kPa), stop the engine and refer to Unit Maintenance. (7)   Observe the VOLTS meter to ensure that the batteries are being charged. b. Driving the Vehicle. WARNING. When  the  air  system  alarm  lamps  are  indicating,  the  service brakes  are  not  very  effective  and  driving  may  be  hazardous. Commence  safe  driving  ONLY  when  the  alarm  lamp  indication ceases. (1)   Adjust the drivers seat and rear view mirrors, and switch ON lights, beacons, siren and other accessories as required.  Fasten your seat belt. (2)   Depress the brake pedal to engage the service brakes. (3)   Release the parking brakes by pushing the PARKING BRAKE button IN. (4)   Be sure that the INTERAXLE DIFFERENTIAL lever is set to UNLOCK. (5)   Select desired gear or gear range using transmission shift lever. (6)   Release the brake pedal and depress the accelerator pedal. (7)   If driving in wet conditions (rain, snow, mud), set the INTERAXLE DIFFERENTIAL lever to the LOCK position.  Use of the INTERAXLE DIFFERENTIAL lever engages the drive mode of both tandem axles, thus providing increased traction. (8)   To aid in slowing the vehicle, set the ENGINE JAKE BRAKE switch to LO or HI positions. CAUTION Operating a Jacob Brake on slippery roads may result in skidding. 2-47

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