Watch the instrument panel closely. If any unusual readings occur, stop the launch
vehicle and shut off the engine. Check immediately.
If the engine fails to start, wait 15 seconds before the next start attempt to allow the starter
motor to cool.
Turn the engine switch (Figure 12. 19. (2)) to START for about 15 seconds. Release
the engine switch. The engine switch will spring back to the ON position. The oil
If the transmission fluid temperature is below -20 degrees F (-29 degrees C) the TRANS
CHECK and DO NOT SHIFT lights will illuminate, and the transmission will only operate in
Neutral (N) range.
The CTIS system should be in the ON position only when parked, during starts in
extremely cold environments. The CTIS will adjust the tire pressure during the warm-up
period while the launch vehicle is parked.
Run the engine for five minutes, then increase the engine speed to 1200 to 1500
rpm until the transmission DO NOT SHIFT light goes out.