The Park Brake warning lamp should remain on until the Park Brake is releas-
ed. Dont release the park brake until Low Air Pressure lamp and buzzer shut
2-11. Cold Weather Starting (at temperatures below + 32°F).
a. PERFORM (B) PMCS and install winter front over radiator grille.
b. While sitting in your seat, adjust it as necessary for comfort and to ensure that
all controls are within easy reach (refer to paragraph 2-9).
c. MAKE SURE YOU APPLY THE PARKING BRAKE.
N O T E
The engine cannot be started by pushing or towing the
N O T E
The truck has a neutral safety switch which prevents the
engine from being started if the transmission is in gear.
d. PLACE THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SELECTOR IN THE NEUTRAL (N)
e. Make sure all accessories are turned off and the engine retarder system is
disengaged (foot off pedal).
f. TURN THE KEY SWITCH TO THE ON POSITION. The low air pressure buzzer
should sound and the following warning lamps should illuminate:
ENG OIL (Low Oil Pressure)
LOW AIR PRESSURE
Never press the ETHER QUICK-START button without
cranking the engine. A build up of ether fumes in the in-
take manifold system can result in combustion in the
g. Depress the accelerator slightly while pressing the START button.