OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
This machine has been designed to operate safely and efficiently within the limits specified in this TM.
Operation beyond these limits is prohibited in accordance with AR 70-1 without written approval from:
Commander, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, ATTN: AMSTA-DSA-CS, Warren,
This section contains instructions for safely operating the scraper under unusual conditions. In addition to normal preven-
tive maintenance, special care must be taken to keep the machine operational in extreme temperatures and other environmental
· When slave starting tractor, use NATO slave cable that does NOT have loose or missing insulation.
· Do NOT proceed if suitable cable is not available.
· Do NOT use civilian-type jumper cables.
· Do NOT allow disabled and booster machines to come in contact with each other at any time during slave start-
ing. Failure to follow these warnings may cause injury or death.
Ensure that both disabled machine and booster machine are equipped with serviceable NATO slave recepta-
Connect slave cable to booster machine slave receptacle.
Connect other end of slave cable to slave receptacle of disabled machine, located at left front of machine.
Ensure disabled machine's battery disconnect switch is in the ON position.
Start booster machine and run at a speed just above idle.
Wait approximately five minutes, then start disabled machine. If engine fails to start, notify Unit Maintenance.
After starting disabled machine, return booster machine to idle.
Remove the slave cable from disabled machine, then from booster machine.