2-18. PREPARATION FOR MOVEMENT (CONT)
a. Driving (Cont) .
(13) Place blocks at front and rear of each tire.
(14) Install chain tiedowns at rear of front and rear chassis to fasten load-
er to trailer.
(15) Place a cover such as heavy paper over exhaust pipe and use tape to keep
it in place.
(16) Measure from ground to highest point of loader. Clearance height of load-
er must be known when driving under overpasses so as not to damage load-
er. Tell transport driver of clearance height.
b. Towing the Loader.
If loader is disabled, you must determine if it can be
moved without further damage.
If possible, have loader repaired at job location. If
loader cannot be repaired at job location, and if a transport trailer is available,
park trailer as close to loader as possible.
This will shorten towing distance.
Dont allow personnel in or near the loader when it is being towed
the engine stopped. To do so could cause serious injury or death.
If engine cannot be started go to
step (1) below; if engine can be
started, go to step (2) below.
If engine cannot be started, raise
loader bucket one foot above
ground as follows:
Attach a chain hoist or other
suitable lifting device to loader
lift arm center-support.
Pull LIFT ARM control lever back to RAISE position.