broken. Do not operate the unit with a broken or bent
e. Augers. Check augers frequently for alinement,
The cooling system is not intended
and report any bends or dents.
for use with salt water. However, salt
water may be used in an emergency.
f. Hydraulic System. Check the oil level, and keep
Drain, flush, and refill the system
vent in filler plug open.
27. Operation in Salt-Water Areas
a. General. Wash unit frequently with clean, fresh
d. Electrical System. Keep the electrical system
water. Do not contaminate fuel system or damage
clean and dry. Wipe off excess moisture and salt
Pay particular attention to electrical
b. Protection. Coat exposed metal surfaces with
rustproofing material. Remove rust immediately and
e. Batteries. Keep the battery dry and free from
apply paint and/or oil as applicable.
corrosion. Coat the terminals with a light application of
grease to prevent corrosion.
c. Cooling System. Be sure water used in the
cooling system is free of salt and alkali.
Keep electrical leads dry and in good