OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
will conduct a review of the forms to ensure no entries exist that will preclude operation. Perform all BEFORE,
DURING and AFTER operation checks as outlined in the PMCS prior to, during, and after operation of the vehicle
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It is essential for personnel to read and understand the Technical Manual (TM) before operating
this machine. Failure to follow the safety instructions could result in serious injury or death.
This work package provides operation instructions for the MT3 SATS under unusual conditions. The discussions
include operating the MT3 SATS in extreme heat, in extreme cold, in salt water areas, in dusty, sandy, or snowy
conditions, high altitudes, and in windy conditions.
Operation in Extreme Heat
Observe the following precautions when operating the MT3 SATS in extreme heat.
No special procedures are required when operating at extreme hot temperatures of 159.8 °F (71 °C) or below.
Airlow should circulate freely around engine.
Do not over service SATS fuel tank. Allow suficient room for expansion. Ensure the fuel is clean, and not
contaminated with water. Any water that forms in the fuel tank will be carried to the fuel/water separator. It
may be necessary to drain the fuel/water separator more frequently under extreme heat conditions. If fuel tank
Body and Chassis
Paint pitting and blistering will occur in hot climates. Spot paint heat damaged exterior as necessary to protect
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