SLAVE START TRUCK.
When slave starting truck, use NATO slave cables
that DO NOT have loose or missing insulation.
DO NOT proceed if suitable cables are not available.
DO NOT use civilian-type jumper cables.
If dead trucks engine does not start within 30 sec-
onds, release engine start button. Wait three to five
minutes before repeating procedure to prevent over-
heating the starter and damaging batteries of live
vehicle. If engine does not start after several
attempts, Unit Maintenance must perform additional
Under no circumstances can the truck be started by
being towed or pushed. Failure to follow this caution
will cause damage to transmission.
Before slave starting, ensure that checks have been
made to determine whether problem is low or dead
If vehicle other than another M915 family vehicle is
used to slave start truck, refer to Operators Manual
for that vehicle for any special slave starting proce-
Normal Slave Starting.
Connect NATO slave cable to receptacle (1) on dead vehi-
Connect other end of NATO slave cable to receptacle on
Start engine of live vehicle and run at 1000 rpm for 15-20
minutes. Stop engine and remove NATO slave cable from receptacle.