Sheaves, guards, guides, drums, flanges, and any other surfaces that come
in contact with the rope should be inspected for any condition that could
cause possible damage to the rope.
Visually inspect for nicks, gouges, cracks, and evidence of any other damage.
Replace a hook containing cracks or showing evidence of excessive
deformation of the hook opening (including twist). Be sure the safety latch is
free and aligned.
Check the engine air cleaner service indicator (1, figure 4-1 ).
BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE,
ENSURE THE PARK BRAKE LEVER (22,
LOCK IS ENGAGED.
NEVER CRANK THE ENGINE FOR MORE
THAN 30 SECONDS DURING AN
ATTEMPTED START. IF THE ENGINE
FAILS TO START AFTER 30 SECONDS,
ALLOW THE CRANKING MOTOR TO COOL
FOR TWO MINUTES BEFORE ATTEMPT-
ING ANOTHER START.
IF THE ENGINE FAILS TO START AFTER
FOUR ATTEMPTS, CORRECT THE MAL-
FUNCTION BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY