2-14. START ENGINE (Cont).
For vehicles equipped with manual ether quick-start
system, never press ether quick-start button unless
cranking engine simultaneously. Buildup of ether
fumes may result in combustion in intake manifold.
DO NOT operate starter motor for more than 30 sec-
onds at a time. After 30 seconds, allow starter motor
to cool for at least two minutes before attempting to
start engine again. Excessive heating of starter
motor may result in damage or early starter failure.
For manual ether quick-start system, press engine start button and
at the same time press ether quick-start button once.
When engine starts, release engine start button.
DO NOT run engine above idle speed until oil pressure
gage indicates at least 12 psi (83 kPa) at idle speed.
Do not run engine above 600 rpm until normal oil pressure is indi-
cated on engine oil pressure gage.
2-15. OPERATE TRANSMISSION.
General. The transmission may be placed in six different gears.
Reverse (R). Reverse (R) is used to back up the vehicle.
Vehicle must be brought to a complete stop before shifting from a forward gear to
reverse gear or visa versa.