Figure 3-1. Control Panel
3-3. STARTING ENGINE.
Start the Test Stand gasoline
depressed rather, release and again depress switch in short
engine as follows:
intermittent starting cycles. If flooding of engine should occur,
push choke control (26) in and continue cranking cycles. More
Open bypass valve (19, figure 3-1).
cranking is necessary when starting in cold temperatures.
Pull choke control (26) out.
Pull throttle control (24) to one-quarter open position.
d. When starting a new engine for the first time or an
engine that has been out of operation for a period of time, the
hand primer lever on the fuel pump adapter (figure 3-2) should
be used to pump gasoline into the dry carburetor. A distinct
resistance of the fuel pump diaphragm should be felt when
moving the hand lever back and forth. If this is not the case,
turn the engine over a revolution so that fuel pump cam will be
rotated from its upper position. Apply 20 to 30 strokes to the
hand lever. When carburetor is full, hand lever primer will
move more easily.
Place ignition switch (25, figure 3-1) in ON position.
f. Press starter switch (27) to crank engine. The engine
should start within 2 or 3 crankshaft revolutions. If starting
difficulty is encountered, do not continuously hold starter switch
Figure 3-2. Priming Fuel Pump