Section IV. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
This section provides instructions to operate the LMTV and its auxiliary equipment under
extreme and unusual conditions. Special operating instructions are provided for these
2-43. OPERATION IN EXTREME HEAT
When required to remain inside the vehicle during extreme heat,
occupants should follow the water intake, work/rest cycle, and other heat
stress preventive medicine measures contained in FM 21-10 Field
Hygiene and Sanitation, and FM 21-11 First Aid for Soldiers. Failure to
comply may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
When operating in temperatures above 100 F (38 C), extra care must be
taken to prevent overheating the engine. Watch WATER TEMP gage, STOP
indicator, and engine coolant temperature indicator closely.
comply may result in damage to equipment.
Check oil levels often and keep operating strain as low as possible. Vehicle
cooling and lubrication systems support each other. Failure of one system
will rapidly cause failure of the other system. Failure to comply may result
in damage to equipment.
Idle engine to cool down. Idling cools engine faster than quick shutdown and
may prevent damage to engine from excessive heat. Failure to comply may
result in damage to equipment.