These instructions are for emergencies
ONLY. Always haul the machine if long
distances must be traveled,
If the power train and the steering system are
operable, and the engine is running, the vehi-
cle can be towed a SHORT DISTANCE,
pulled out of mud or to the side of the road.
The operator on the towed vehicle MUST
steer in the direction of the tow line.
Do not push the machine with the engine
stopped. The brakes, steering and bucket
controls will not function.
Personnel must NOT be on the machine
when it is being towed with the engine
Use a tow bar if the machine is to be
moved more than a few feet.
Use a tow bar equipped with bumper
blocks. They restrict the angle permitted
between the machine and the towing ma-
chine fastened to the machine tow pin.
If a tow line must be used, a second ma-
chine of the same size or larger
attached to the opposite end of
chine being towed. The second
must brake when going downhill.
The machine can be towed up to 3 km
(2 miles), but ONLY if 8 km/h (5 mph) is
not exceeded and the following
precautionary steps are taken.
Perform the following steps before towing
the machine with the engine stopped:
1. Reverse the hydraulic steering hose
connections ON ONE CYLINDER ONLY, so
the steering cylinders can move freely.
Be sure the cylinder hoses are connected
correctly before operating the machine. With
the hoses reversed, the steering system will
2. If internal transmission or drive line
failure is suspected, remove the axle shafts.