Operation Under Usual Conditions (Cont)
2-113. STARTING/STOPPING WATER PUMP ENGINE.
a. Starting Water Pump Engine (Engage Pump).
Do not leave cab or attempt any pumping operations until
all required indicator lights are on. Failure to comply may
result in injury to personnel and damage to equipment.
The water pump is constantly engaged and operates
whenever the water pump engine is running. At least
one water inlet valve to water pump must be opened
whenever the pump engine is running. A pressure
reading on the pump discharge gage (engine running)
indicates adequate water supply to the pump for cooling.
Failure to comply may result in pump overheating and/
or damage to equipment.
During operations above 32F (0C), make sure pump
house cooling winterization cover is removed from left
side pump house panel. Failure to comply may result to
damage to equipment.
Make sure water tank is full or water source is connected to vehicle.
Start vehicle engine (TM 9-2320-279-10-1, para 2-11).
Put HIGH IDLE switch (1) in ON position. Indicator light (2) will come
Open at least one water source to water pump (tank to pump, main
inlet or auxiliary inlet).