BACKHOE OPERATING PROCEDURES - Continued
Removing Backhoe Bucket
Do not leave the BHL when engine is operating. If external procedures require engine to be
operating, have another person help. Failure to comply may result in serious injury or death
Make sure all other personnel are away from the BHL. Failure to comply may result in
serious injury or death to personnel.
Backhoe hydraulic quick coupler allows operator to change backhoe bucket without using
special tools or additional personnel.
For description and use of operator controls and indicators, refer to WP 0004 thru WP 0009.
1. Park the BHL on level ground and lower FEL bucket to ground.
2. Lower stabilizers to ground and level the BHL.
3. Position backhoe bucket toward left or right of the BHL approximately 30 degrees (Figure 8).
4. Rotate backhoe bucket out halfway (boom and dipper approximately 90 degrees to each other) and lower
bucket to ground (Figure 8).
Figure 8. Backhoe Bucket, Boom, and Dipper.