2-11. STARTING ENGINE (cont)
Slightly raise the idle speed and check BATTERY VOLTMETER gage (5) to see that
battery is being charged.
Check GROUND RELAY indicator light (6) to see that ground relay did not trip when
e. Repeat steps a thru c and start the other engine. Idle the engines until ENGINE
TEMPERATURE gages (7) indicate above 130F (54°C) before loading.
2-12. PRECAUTIONS BEFORE MOVING
a. Check automatic brake valve (1) and
independent brake valve (2) for proper
operation in the FULL APPLICATION and
RELEASE positions. Exit cab and
visually observe if the brakeshoes are
being applied and released.
b. Check main and equalizing pressure
gage (3) for a main reservoir pressure
reading of 120-130 psi (827-896 kPa)
and an equalizing pressure reading of 80
psi (552 kPa). c. Check brake pipe and
brake cylinder pressure gage (4) for a
brake pipe pressure reading of 80 psi
(552 kPa) and a brake cylinder reading of
TEMPERATURE 2 gages (5) for an
indication of above 130°F (54C).
Auxiliary circuit breaker (6) must be
e. Check for proper operation of the following: