OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
TOWING MACHINE - CONTINUED
Recovering Machine With Engine Running.
Machine can be towed for a short distance if powertrain and steering system are operational.
Tow for a short distance in order to pull machine out of mud or to side of road.
Operator on towed machine must steer machine in the direction of the tow line.
Follow general instructions as outlined above.
Towing Machine With Engine Stopped.
N OT E
Assistance from Unit Maintenance is required.
Block wheels of disabled machine.
N OT E
Ensure that steering cylinder hoses are connected correctly by Unit Maintenance before resuming
machine operation. With hose connections reversed, steering system will not function.
Notify Unit Maintenance to reverse hose connections on one steering cylinder ONLY. This will allow steering cyl-
inders to move freely:
Remove side panels.
WARN I N G
DO NOT disconnect or remove any hydraulic system line or fitting unless engine is shut down and
hydraulic system pressure has been relieved. Tighten all connections before applying pressure. Escap-
ing hydraulic fluid under pressure can penetrate the skin, causing injury or death to personnel.
Disconnect hose from fitting on head end of steering cylinder.