20. Place transmission controller in neutral position.
21. Move master switch to ON position.
22. Check powerplant test stand's instrument panel, gages, and indicators.
23. Move fuel pump switch to ON position.
Moving powerplant parts could injure you. Stay clear of moving
parts when powerplant is running.
Noise from powerplant could damage hearing. Use double ear
protection when powerplant is operated.
Starter can be damaged. Do not hold start switch in start position for
more than 15 seconds at a time.
If engine does not start on first try, wait one minute and try again. If
engine does not start after three tries, troubleshoot engine. Refer to
TM 9-2350-247-20-1, TM 9-2350-277-20-1, TM 9-2350-366-20-1, or TM 9-
24. Push start switch (instrument panel) until engine starts, but no longer than 15 seconds.
25. Check that transmission oil pressure light and engine low pressure light go off.
Hot radiator water can burn you. Use hand to remove cap only if cool
to touch. Turn cap slowly to release pressure. Replace cap by
pressing down and turning cap until tight.
26. Run engine for 15 minutes. Stop engine and refill radiator. Use caution, water can burn.
27. Check for leaks and other problems. Check all fluid levels and fill as necessary. Restart the engine.
28. Check transmission controller, if all ranges are operational, warm up transmission.
29. To troubleshoot/test the powerplant, refer to TM 9-2350-247-20-1, TM 9-2350-277-20-1, TM 9-2350-366-
20-1, or TM 9-2815-205-34 for the engine and TM 9-2520-272-34&P for the transmission.
30. If the engine runs away (rpm is maximum) and the throttle is in the idle position, first move shutoff
lever on governor to close position then cut off air intake (use newspaper or book). See Figure 4-7 for
position of shut-off lever. Then troubleshoot the problem. Refer to TM 9-2815-205-34 if it is an internal
engine problem. Refer to TM 9-2350-247-20-1, TM 9-2350-366-20-1, and TM 9-2350-277-20-1 if it is an
external engine problem.