2.28.5 Emergency Starting. Slave start the paving
machine whenever a low battery charge condition
connections must be clean and secure for the slave start
procedures to first check for secure battery connections
and then to slave start the paving machine.
Always check for a voltage change at
the gauge panel voltmeter before
slave starting the paving machine. If
the voltmeter does not indicate a
voltage change, the batteries may not
be properly connected. Damage to
batteries and cables or serious injury
to personnel may result if slave
starting the paving machine with
improperly connected batteries.
While watching the gauge panel voltmeter, turn
ignition switch to PREHEAT. Check for a
change in the voltage indication at the gauge
panel voltmeter. If no voltage change is seen,
notify your supervisor. Do not try to slave start
the paving machine unless a voltage change is
seen at the gauge panel voltmeter.
Slave starting the paving machine is
a two-person task. One person is
needed to operate the slaving vehicle
while the second person starts the
Turn paving machine ignition switch off and
remove the key.
Position slaving vehicle close enough to the
paving machine for slave cable hookup.
Turn slaving vehicle ignition switch off and
remove the key. Make sure all slaving vehicle
electrical switches are turned off.