OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
OPERATING ON SLOPES
WARN I N G
· DO NOT attempt to jump clear of a tipping machine. Machine tips faster than driver can jump free. Failure
to follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
· DO NOT use parking brake to stop moving machine under usual conditions. Only if service brakes fail,
engage parking brake. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury to personnel or damage
Reduce engine speed when you maneuver in tight quarters or when you are going over a hill.
Select the necessary gear speed before you start downgrade. DO NOT change gears while you are going downhill.
When you go downgrade, use the same gear speed that would be used to go upgrade.
Always travel straight up and down slopes, never at an angle or perpendicular to slope. Remember that the danger of tip-
ping is always present.
When traveling uphill or downhill with a loaded bucket, keep bucket on uphill side, as low as possible. If machine starts
to slip or becomes unstable, lower bucket to ground and stop machine immediately.
DO NOT allow the engine to overspeed when you go downhill. Use the service brake pedal to reduce engine overspeed
when you are going downhill.
Choose a level surface to stop machine whenever possible.
Apply service brakes to stop machine.
Lower work tool to the ground and apply light downward pressure.
Move both shift lever and F/N/R switch to N (NEUTRAL).
WAR N I N G
NEVER leave operator compartment without engaging parking brake. Failure to follow this warning may
result in injury or death to personnel.
Engage parking brake.
CAU T I ON
· Stopping engine immediately after it has been operating under a load can result in overheating and acceler-
ated wear of engine components.
· The following shutdown procedures allow engine to cool. This will prevent excessive temperatures in turbo-
charger center housing. Failure to shut down engine properly may cause premature engine failure.
Run engine at low idle for 5 minutes.
Turn off lights and accessories.
Shut down engine.
Turn engine start switch to ON position without starting engine.
Move all work tool hydraulic controls back and forth to relieve hydraulic system pressure.
Turn engine start switch to OFF position.
Return all work tool hydraulic controls to HOLD position.
Press top of hydraulic lockout (IMPLEMENT DISABLE) switch to lock hydraulic controls.