Service Instruction No. 1505
Cold Weather Starting
DATE: July 1, 2002
All Lycoming aircraft engines.
TIME OF COMPLIANCE
At engine start in cold weather.
In extremely low temperatures, oil congeals, battery capacity is lowered, and the starter can be overworked. Improper cold weather starting can result in abnormal engine wear, reduced performance, shortened time between overhauls, or failure for the engine to operate properly.
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