BACKHOE OPERATING PROCEDURES - Continued
Configuring Backhoe To Transport Position
Configure backhoe to transport position before using FEL or before moving the BHL on road
or highway. Failure to comply may cause damage to backhoe.
For description and use of operator controls and indicators, refer to WP 0004 thru WP 0009.
1. Use swing controls and put backhoe bucket straight behind the BHL. Make sure swing lock holes are
2. Use hand throttle and set engine speed at approximately 1,200 rpm.
3. Retract backhoe dipper and curl in bucket.
Two backhoe control patterns are available. Pattern 1 allows boom and swing control with
left backhoe control lever and dipper and bucket control with right backhoe control lever.
Pattern 2 allows dipper and swing control with left backhoe control lever and boom and
bucket control with right backhoe control lever.
4. Pull backhoe control lever (pattern 1 or pattern 2) rearward to move backhoe boom to rearward (toward
Backhoe boom latch (Figure 6, Item 1) will automatically engage.
When backhoe boom reaches overcenter position, push backhoe control lever forward so boom
continues rearward to boom stop. Return backhoe control lever to center position.
Figure 6. Backhoe Boom Latch.