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TM 55-1905-217-12
STEP 1.
PLACE REVERSE GEAR LEVERS IN NEUTRAL.
STEP 2.
OPEN THROTTLE CONTROLS APPROXIMATELY 25 PER CENT.
STEP 3.
START ENGINES ONE AT A TIME BY PUSHING STARTER BUTTON.
RELEASE BUTTON PROMPTLY WHEN ENGINE STARTS.
CAUTION:
DO NOT CRANK ENGINE FOR MORE THAN 30 SECONDS
CONTINUOUSLY WITHOUT ALLOWING A 2-MINUTE COOLING
OFF PERIOD. IF ENGINE DOES NOT START AFTER A FEW TRIES,
STOP CRANKING AND DETERMINE THE CAUSE. CORRECT OR
REPORT CONDITION TO ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE.
STEP 4.
ADJUST WATER FLOW THROUGH MUFFLERS AND BILGE PUMP
PRIMING BY POSITIONING VALVES,
STEP 5.
RUN ENGINES AT PART THROTTLE AND NO-LOAD FOR 5
MINUTES--THEN RETURN THROTTLES TO IDLE POSITION.
ME 1905-217-12/2-32
Figure 2-32. Engine starting instructions, hull numbers 8540 thru 8560 and 8580 thru 8618.
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