Section IV. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-26. NEW OR REBUILT ENGINE BREAK IN.
· Perform this task only when your forklift truck has had a new or
rebuilt engine Installed.
· Task should be performed during first 50 operating hours of new
or rebuilt engine.
· DO NOT overload engine for first 50 operating hours.
· DO NOT run engine at Idle speed more than absolutely necessary
for first 50 operating hours.
a. Frequently check gages and indicators for signs of problems. If gages or indicators indicate a problem,
immediately shut down engine and notify Unit Maintenance.
b. Initially, engine is filled with SAE 10-W-30 break-in oil. At end of first 80- 100 hours, engine oil and engine oil filter
must be changed.
2-27. SLAVE START FORKLIFT TRUCK.
· When slave starting forklift truck, use NATO slave cables that DO
NOT have loose or missing Insulation.
· DO NOT proceed If suitable cables are not available.
· DO NOT use civilian-type Jumper cables.
· If "dead" forklift trucks engine does not start within 20 seconds,
release Ignition switch. Wait three to five minutes before repeating
procedure to prevent overheating the starter and damaging
batteries of "live" vehicle. If engine does not start after several
attempts, Unit Maintenance must perform additional maintenance.
· Any vehicle with a 24-volt system Is suitable for slave cable
starting. DO NOT attempt to start this forklift truck with a 12-volt
· Under no circumstances can this forklift truck be started by being
towed or pushed. Failure to follow this caution will cause damage
· DO NOT attempt to slave start forklift truck with battery
disconnect switch In ON position. Failure to follow this caution
may result in damage to vehicle electrical system.