OPERATING UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
2-4. OPERATING UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
DO NOT use gasoline engine driven heaters to heat personnel
areas, such as hospital wards and other living and sleeping quarters.
Exposure to fumes usually exceeds eight hours and vcntilation
Therefore, DEATH OR SERIOUS
is frequently inadequate.
I N J U R Y COULD RESULT FROM CARBON M O N O X I D E
Gasoline heaters are designed for use in warehouses and mainten-
ance shops where personnel exposure is usually limited to eight
hours and ventilation is adequate. DO NOT SLEEP IN ANY
AREA WHILE HEATER IS IN OPERATION.
See figure 2-3 for start up and operating procedures
OPERATING UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-5. EXTREME C O L D
Carefully clean ice and snow from filler cap before adding fuel.
Use low-temperature lubricant in engine.
Empty engine and heater fuel filters daily.
Immediately after use, clean all snow, ice and mud from heater.
In extreme cold, remove engine and store in a heated location.
Cover heater when not in use.
Cold Weather Starting
(1) Using a winterization torch, apply heat to engine block, head and flywheel. If after
3-minutes heating engine will not start, continue to preheat.
(2) Fully open choke, give long steady pull on starter rope, close choke to 1/2 open, pull
on starter rope rapidly to start engine.