start the truck. Starting should be accomplished within 5 minutes
of the initial attempt. Smooth engine running without unnatural
or continued control manipulation, and without use of primers and
priming fluids, should be obtained within 15 minutes after
When started, run engine 15 minutes. after completion of the 15
minute operation, operate the engine as follows:
(1) 10 minutes idling.
(2) 10 minutes half throttle.
(3) 5 minutes full throttle.
Perform the 25-minute cycle three times.
Maintain and record temperatures prior to engine starting,
immediately after engine starting, and at 10 minute internals
during warmup and cycling, at the following (but not limited to)
locations on the truck:
Battery (unless sealed maintenance free batteries are
During engine cycling, and while wearing arctic mittens and boots,
the operator shall perform each of the following:
Engage and disengage power train tO the wheels in all gears.
Operate through two complete movement cycles all brakes,
shafts and `cylinders (as permitted by space limitations in
Mount to and dismount from the operator's position on the