Starting the Engine
2. Connect one end of a cable to the
POSITIVE (+) (ungrounded) terminal of the
battery of the machine to be started.
Connect the other end to the POSITIVE (+)
terminal of the starting source.
Do not allow cable ends to contact each
other or the machine.
Prevent sparks near the batteries. They
could cause battery vapors (hydrogen) to
When using an external electrical source to
start the machine, turn the disconnect switch
off and remove the key before attaching
3. C onnect
This machine has a 24 volt starting system.
one end of the second cable
Use only an equal voltage for boost starting.
to the NEGATIVE (-) (grounded) terminal of
Use of a welder or higher voltage will dam-
the power source. Connect the opposite
age the electrical system.
end to the starter ground terminal of the
machine to be started.
Connect cables in parallel, POSITIVE (+) to
POSITIVE (+) and NEGATIVE (-) to NEGA-
Insert the key and turn on the
Using Booster Cables:
Start the engine.
Turn off the battery disconnect switch.
6. Disconnect the cable from the starter
Remove the key.
ground terminal of the machine being
started, first. Disconnect the other end
from the NEGATIVE (-) terminal of the
Disconnect the cable from the POSITIVE
(+) terminal of the battery of the
machine being started. Disconnect the other
end from the POSITIVE (+) terminal of
the power source.