PRESTART INSTRUCTIONS (cont)
Reverser (7) to NEUTRAL position.
Independent brake valve (8) to FULL
Cutoff pilot valve (9) to IN.
(10) Automatic brake valve (10) to RELEASE.
Priming fuel system. After an extended shutdown, it
may be necessary to prime the fuel system before
attempting to start engine. If this is necessary, refer
to TM 5-2815232-14 for priming procedures.
Operation of this locomotive presents a noise
hazard to personnel in the area. The noise
unprotected personnel. Wear aural protector
Set CONT switch (1) to ON. The LOW OIL PRES
light (2) will light and the warning bell will sound. The
FUEL PUMP indicating light (3) will light, and if the
air system is not pressurized to 75 psi (517 kPa) or
more, the PCS light (4) will light.
Press FUEL PUMP RESET pushbutton (5) and
release. FUEL PUMP indicating light (3) shall go
out. Press START pushbutton (6) and hold firmly
until engine starts and the ENGINE OIL gage (7)
indicates 20 to 25 psi (138 to 172 kPa). LOW OIL
PRES indicator light (2) should go out and the
warning bell should stop ringing.