RIGHT BACKHOE CONTROL TOWER - Continued
Table 2. Right Backhoe Control Tower Controls/Indicators.
Right backhoe control lever
Controls backhoe functions for dipper and bucket
(pattern 1) (Figure 3) or boom and bucket (pattern 2)
Adjustable wrist rest
Supports operator's wrist during backhoe operation to
Tower fore and aft control handles
Squeeze handles together to adjust left and right towers
fore and aft; release handles to hold position.
When turning pilot control switch to on position,
there may be a delay of less than 1/2 second before
being able to operate stabilizers or bi-directional
auxiliary equipment. If operator attempts to operate
any of these functions sooner than 1/2 second
delay, functions will not operate again until pilot
control switch is cycled off and on.
Pilot control switch (3 position)
Used to activate/de-activate backhoe controls.
Enable - Momentary position; activates all backhoe
functions; illuminates when activated.
On - Allows only stabilizers to operate.
Off - Shuts off backhoe controls.
It is necessary to use two hands to change control
patterns. This safety feature prevents accidental
switching of patterns.
Backhoe control pattern switch
Used to select backhoe pattern 1 (Figure 3) or pattern 2
Orange locking tab (E)
To change switch positions, push orange locking tab up
Lock release (D)
toward center of switch to release lock.
Right wrist rest adjustment knob
Turn knob CCW to adjust wrist rest, turn knob CW to
tighten wrist rest.
Boom latch release pedal
Push pedal to release boom latch.
Tower tip adjustment knob
Located on backhoe side of tower. Turn knob CCW and
tip upper part of tower into desired position; turn knob CW
to lock position.