3. Install four screws, washers, nuts, and engine-only rear mount bracket on engine flywheel housing
4. Place engine on powerplant test stand. Have helper assist.
5. Secure the engine only rear mount (see Figure 2-10) to powerplant test stand with two screws, flat
washers, and nuts.
6. Secure engine front mount to powerplant test stand front mount (see Figure 2-6) with two screws,
washers, and nuts.
7. Connect two hydraulic quick disconnect couplings, hydraulic tank return (male coupling half) hose and
hydraulic pump outlet (female coupling half).
8. Connect top radiator hose assembly to engine deaeration elbow with clamp.
9. Connect bottom radiator hose assembly to engine tube with clamp.
10. Connect bleeder hose assembly between elbow on flange elbow (deaeration elbow) and elbow on
11. Fill radiator and engine with water. Coolant is not necessary for testing.
12. Check all fluid levels and filled as necessary. Refer to LO 9-2350-277-12 or LO 9-2350-247-12.
The turbocharger can grind off a part or all of your hand. Place a
screen or some type of guard over turbocharger intake manifold if
air cleaner system is not used. Any objects that are ingested into the
intake will damage the engine.
13. Install turbocharger inlet shield on engine turbocharger inlet.
Noise from powerplant could damage hearing. Use double ear
protection when powerplant is operated.
14. Install elbow and clamp on engine turbocharger exhaust outlet. Adjust elbow so that exhaust is directed
away from personnel.
15. Connect generator ground lead and starter ground lead to ground bolt on front engine mount with
wingnut and lockwasher.
Tachometer is not necessary when using STE-ICE. If tachometer is
needed, a hand held tachometer is better suited for making
adjustments. Only the M113A3 FOV powerplant is wired with STE-
ICE transducers and harness connected on the engine.