Every 250 Service Hours or Monthly
3. Gradually increase the engine speed
to high idle. The machine should not move.
PARKING BRAKE - TESTING
Be sure the area around machine is clear
of personnel and obstructions.
Be sure the antipivot link is in stored
Test the brakes on a dry, level surface.
Fasten the seat belt before testing the
If the machine begins to move, reduce the
engine speed immediately and apply the
1. Start the engine and raise the bucket
4. Reduce the engine speed to low idle,
shift the transmission to NEUTRAL. Apply
the parking brake, lower the bucket to
the ground and stop the engine.
If the machine moved while testing the brakes,
repair the service brakes before returning the
machine to operation.
2. With the parking brake applied shift
the transmission to 1st speed forward.