Monitor TGT to avoid a hot start. If there
is a rapid rise in TGT, be prepared to abort
the start before limits are exceeded. During
engine start, the maximum allowable TGT is
1000ºC for five seconds. If this limit is ex-
ceeded, use ABORT START procedure and
discontinue start. Enter the peak tempera-
ture and duration on DA Form 2408-13.
6 . T G T a n d N1 - M o n i t o r . T G T
1000°C maximum, N 1 5 2 % m i n i -
mum (C-12C and C-12D). or N1
56% minimum (C-12F).
7. Oil pressure - Check (60 PSI mini-
8. Condition lever - HIGH IDLE.
Monitor TGT as the condition le-
ver is advanced.
9. Ignition and engine start switch -
OFF after TGT stabilized.
10. GPU - Disconnect as required.
Do not turn on generators with GPU con-
Generator switch (GPU discon-
nected) - RESET, then ON.