Operation Under Usual Conditions (Cont)
2-114. PRIMING WATER PUMP.
a. Make sure water pump engine is running (para 2-113).
b. Push PUMP PRIMER switch (1) to prime pump.
Perform step c. if primer solenoid fails.
Water pump can only be manually primed from the
pump operators panel.
c. Pull MANUAL PRIMER handle (2) and push PUMP PRIMER
Operating water pump engine at speeds of more than
1,200 RPM during priming is not recommended and will not
improve priming operation. Failure to comply may result in
damage to equipment.
d. Using pressure governor, maintain water pump engine speed of 1,000 to
1,200 RPM (para 2-115).