e. Glow Plugs. Operate as part of electrical system and assist in engine starting in cold
weather. Temperature self-regulating AC 13G glow plugs preheat air in precombustion chambers
prior to combustion. Glow plugs are energized prior to engine cranking for a pre-glow period and
remain on shortly after engine startup for an after glow period.
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and Control Systems. Operate from 12 volts.
Service Lights. Standard vehicle lights, including headlights, taillights, turn
indicators, and hazard warning.
Blackout Lights. A military adaptation of the CUCV truck provides for driving
during hours of limited visibility when service lights are not appropriate.
Toggle Switch. Lights are controlled by 2 toggle switches on the instrument
panel. When switches are in blackout mode, all exterior service lights, horn,
taillights, stoplights, seat belt buzzer, and hazard warning flashers are inoperable
while instrument panel warning signals remain functional.
M1010 Ambulance Lighting. In addition to standard service and blackout lights:
(a) Spotlight. Mounted on top of operators compartment; can be operated
and directed from inside cab by a handle.
(b) Floodlights. Located on each side of ambulance body; can be adjusted to
meet mission requirements.
(c) Surgical Light. Inside patient compartment provides overhead light.
(d) Interior Focus Lights. Provide direct light for specific medical applications.
(e) Blackout Domelight. Behind surgical light; provides overhead light in
CAB HEATING SYSTEM.
Standard Heater/Defroster System. Consists of blower and air inlet assembly, heater and
defroster distributor assembly, and heater control assembly. Used to clear windshield of fog or ice
and maintain a comfortable temperature level inside cab of truck. The system will maintain a
temperature of 60°F (15°C) at floor level, at a -10°F (-23°C) ambient.