Engine Starting with Auxiliary Start
(NATO Slave) Receptacle
Slave start only with a 24-volt battery source.
Turn off all lights and accessories on the stalled
machine. Otherwise, the lights and accessories
operate when the slave source is connected.
When starting from another machine, make sure
the machines do not touch to prevent damage to
engine bearings and electrical circuits.
do not fully recharge from the alternator alone
charged to the proper voltage with a battery
charger. Many batteries thought to be unusable
are still rechargeable.
This machine has a 24-volt starting system. Use only
equal voltage for slave starting. Use of a higher voltage
will damage the electrical system.
1. Refer to Troubleshooting, Operational
Troubleshooting, 1. Starter Fails to Crank When
Start Switch Is Held in START Position in this
section to find the reason that the stalled machine
failed to crank. Correct any detectable problems. If
the cause cannot be determined, continue with this
procedure to jump-start the machine. Report the
problem to Unit Maintenance for repair.
2. Place transmission control lever (1) into NEUTRAL on
the stalled machine.
3. Pull knob (3) up to engage the parking brake on the
4. Move blade control lever (2) into the LOWER
position on the stalled machine. Move the blade
control lever to the HOLD position when the blade
is resting on the ground.
5. Move the start switch into OFF position (4) on the stalled
machine. Turn off all electrical accessories (lights, winch,
fans, radios, wipers).