OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
TOWING MACHINE - CONTINUED
WAR N I N G
DO NOT return to service a machine that has been towed without first ensuring that all necessary repairs
and adjustments have been performed. Failure to do so could result in injury to personnel or damage to
Before returning machine to service, ensure all necessary repairs and adjustments have been performed.
Towing 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.
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Assistance from Unit Maintenance is required.
Block wheels of disabled machine.
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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 connec-
tions on one steering cylinder only. This will
allow steering cylinders to move freely:
Disconnect hose from fitting on head
end of steering cylinder.
Disconnect hose from fitting on rod end
of steering cylinder.
Reconnect hose for rod end to fitting on
head end of steering cylinder.
Reconnect hose for head end to fitting on
rod end of steering cylinder.
WAR N I N G
When drive shafts are removed, machine has NO parking or secondary brakes. To prevent machine from
rolling, wheels must be blocked securely. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death to
If failure of internal transmission or drive line is suspected, notify Unit Maintenance to remove center and rear
Manually release parking brake on disabled machine. Refer to Parking Brake Manual Release later in this work
Notify Unit Maintenance to inspect machine for powertrain damage.