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Starting the engine
 
    1. Engage the parking brake, depress the clutch pedal and place the transmission in neutral.
    2. Turn on the power to the engine; operate the starter.
    3. If necessary, increase engine speed with the accelerator pedal until it is running smoothly.
    4. Check the gauge for adequate engine oil pressure.
    5. On vehicles with air brakes, the air-pressure gauge should register sufficient pressure before moving. The audible air warning buzzer must have stopped sounding and/or the warning light must be off.

Note: For more information on air brakes, see The Official MTO Airbrake Handbook.