2-13. OPERATING IN EXTREME COLD (cont.)
Rotate belt idler handle until it rests on tire. This action will relieve belt tension and permit the engine to start
under no load.
Open the fuel cock.
Close the choke (turn fully clockwise).
Pull out ignition switch.
Adjust speed control lever at 1/3 travel.
Do not open fuel tank vent more than two turns to avoid loss of screw.
Open fuel car vent (rotate two turns counterclockwise).
Pull rope on recoil starter until engine starts.
Slowly move choke to 1/2 open and allow engine to run for 15-20 seconds.
Increase speed control to 3/4 travel.
Slowly move choke to fully open position (turn fully counterclockwise), move speed control lever to full open
position fully counterclockwise).
Operate engine for 3-5 minutes.
Engage belt idler handle.