2.9 OPERATING THE FLAME GLOWPLUG SYSTEM (BELOW 32 °F (0 °C)).
Perform the Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) listed as Before in table 2-4.
Open flap (1, figure 2-25): control cabinet assembly controls and indicators are accessible.
The MASTER SWITCH (6) is a five position switch:
Position One -
Locked and Gen Set 150 kW will not run in this position.
Position Two -
Off with the key fully inserted (pushed in); Gen Set 150 kW
will run in this position but cannot be started.
Position Three - Off with the key in the half-way inserted position; this is the
NORMAL shut down position.
Position Four -
Switch is on with key fully inserted; this is the NORMAL start
and run position.
Position Five - Switch is on with key inserted half way; this is the
EMERGENCY shut down position.
Set MASTER SWITCH (6) to ON (Position Four):
BATTERY CHARGING CONTROL (2) and OIL PRESSURE (3) lamps light up.
Troubleshoot using figure 3-1 if BATTERY CHARGING CONTROL and OIL PRESSURE lamps do not
Turn GLOWPLUG/START rotary switch (5) to GLOWPLUG and hold:
GLOWPLUG ON lamp (4) must light up within 90 seconds.
Troubleshoot using figure 3-3 if GLOWPLUG ON lamp does not light up.
Do not turn the GLOWPLUG/START rotary switch (5) to the START
position until the GLOWPLUG ON lamp (4) lights.
Release the GLOWPLUG/START rotary switch (5) as soon as the
diesel engine is running under its own power.
Turn GLOWPLUG/START rotary switch (5) to START and hold:
Diesel engine must start and begin accelerating within 20 seconds.
BATTERY CHARGING CONTROL and OIL PRESSURE lamps (2, 3) go out 2-3 seconds after en-
If the diesel engine does not start within 20 seconds, wait approximately 30 seconds and repeat the start-
ing procedure. Troubleshoot using figure 4-9 if the diesel engine does not start.
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