Operation Under Usual Conditions (Cont)
2-116. PUMPING FROM DRAFT (MAIN INLET) (CONT).
m. Slowly open NO. 1 DRIVER SIDE DISCHARGE valve control (10) to
charge line. Indicator light (11) will come on.
n. Open other discharge valves to desired setting.
Do not pump (draft) enough water to cause a whirlpool
at strainer. This allows air into pump resulting in
cavitation, rough operation, pulsation and overheating.
Reposition strainer or reduce flow to correct situation.
o. Using pressure governor, increase engine RPM until desired pressure or
flow is reached (para 2-115).
p. Complete mission.
q. Shut off water pump engine (para 2-113).
r. Perform post operation procedures (para 2-129).