2-11. STARTING ENGINE
Operation of this locomotive
personnel in the area. The noise
level exceeds the allowable limits
for unprotected personnel. Wear
aural protectors or earplugs.
With throttle in STOP position,
engine will start but will not
remain running when the start
switch is released. Throttle must
be in IDLE position for engine to
a. Set CONTROL circuit breaker (1) to ON.
Both engines cannot be started at the same
b. Set ENGINE STOP switch (2) of engine
to be started to RUN. Warning buzzer
c. Press START pushbutton (3) of engine to
be started, and hold firmly until engine
starts and ENGINE OIL PRESSURE
gage (4) indicates at least 8 psi (55 kPa).
The warning buzzer should stop.
d. After the engine starts.
Check ENGINE OIL PRESSURE
gage (4) to see that pressure rises
above 8 psi (55 kPa) within 3 to 10
seconds. If oil pressure does not
rise above 8 psi (55 kPa), the
engine will automatically shut down
when start button is released.