Operation Under Unusual Conditions (Cont)
Clouds of dust can scratch glass surfaces. Keep glass
surfaces covered as much as possible in these conditions
to prevent scratching.
a. Leave glass surfaces covered if not needed for operations. Take extra care
when cleaning glass to prevent scratching surfaces.
b. Keep close watch on air filter restriction indicator (1), gages, and lights on
drivers instrument panel (2) to be sure dust does not affect equipment.
c. Allow as much distance as possible between vehicles and operate at low
d. At stops, check and drain fuel-water separator (3).
e. When operating M977, M984E1, or M985 vehicle in a blowing dust
environment, perform the following: