2-27. SLAVE START FORKLIFTTRUCK (Cont).
∑ Before slave starting, ensure that checks have been made to
determine whether problem Is low or dead batteries. If one battery
is missing, DO NOT attempt to slave start.
∑ If a vehicle other than another M544E forklift truck Is used to slave
start this forklift truck, refer to Operators Manual for that vehicle
for any special slave starting procedures.
∑ Notify Unit Maintenance for use of NATO slave cables, which are
not stored on forklift truck.
a. Turn battery disconnect switch (2) to OFF
b. Connect NATO slave cable to slave receptacle
(1) of "dead" forklift truck (3).
c. Connect other end of NATO slave cable to slave
receptacle on "live" vehicle.
d. Start engine of "live" vehicle.
e. Start engine of "dead" forklift truck (3) (see
f. Turn battery disconnect switch (2) to ON position.
g. Remove slave cable from "live" vehicle.
h. Remove slave cable from "dead" forklift truck (3).