Equipment damage. The Fuel/water separator should be drained before topping off the
fuel tank. Keep the fuel tank as full as possible during cold operations. Water forms in
empty fuel tanks as it cools. Water in the fuel system could freeze and the block system.
Equipment damage. All snow and ice should be removed from the launch vehicle as soon
as possible. Snow and ice may slow or stop the movement of critical parts if allowed to
Equipment damage. In severe cold, the engine coolant and fluid in the windshield washer
can freeze, batteries can freeze and crack, oil and grease may become thick and stiff and
rubber may crack or break easily.
Perform warm-up before the crane is to be operated.