2-17. OPERATING PROCEDURES (CONT)
a. Starting the Engine (Cont).
Check that AIR PRESS gage
pointer indicates in green
zone and air pressure warning
alarm stops sounding. If AIR
PRESS gage pointer does not
indicate in green zone after
30 to 45 seconds, stop engine
and check cause.
Check that VOLTMETER gage indi-
cates between 22 to 30 volts. If
normal VOLTMETER gage indication
is not seen, turn off engine and
(16) Operate engine at approximately 1000
rpm until WATER TEMP gage pointer
indicates in green area.
Don-t operate engine at idle speed for long periods of time. Long
periods at idle speed will cause acids and deposits to fom in engine
from low operating temperatures.
b. Starting the Loader.
Operate LIFT ARM control lever and raise bucket no less than 12 inches
Put vehicle lights switch main switch lever in STOP LIGHT position.
Press brake treadle valve.
Release PARKING BRAKE control by pushing knob in-
ward as far as it will go. BRAKE ENGAGED and
CLUTCH PRESS warning indicators will go out.
Move transmission control lever to desired posi-
Release foot pressure from brake treadle valve
and press accelerator pedal as required to move
loader and accelerate to desired speed.
Use following guide lines for transmission shifting:
Shifting from high range forward (H) to low range forward (L) at a
ground and engine speed higher than 1/4 throttle will damage transmis-
sion. Shifting from high range forward (H) to reverse (R) when loader is
moving will also damage transmission.