OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
OPERATION IN SNOW AND ICE - CONTINUED
Ease up on throttle pedal, leaving machine in gear.
Apply service brakes lightly and evenly. DO NOT pump service brake pedals.
Always avoid sudden braking.
CAU T I ON
Do not exceed maximum fording depth as damage to equipment may occur.
Maximum fording depth is 30 in. (76 cm).
Before fording, ensure engine is operating properly and all indicators are indicating normal operating pressures and tem-
Raise loader arm to 6 to 12 in. (15.2 to 30.5 cm) above surface of water.
Place transmission in 1st gear and enter water slowly. Fording speed should not exceed 3 to 4 mph (5 to 6 kph).
After fording, wash machine with fresh water, if available.
Allow engine to run for awhile to dry out any accumulated water.
Drain and dry any area where water has accumulated.
Test service brakes after fording by operating brake system.
SORBENT DECONTAMINATION SYSTEM (SDS), M100
The SDS mounting bracket shall be installed in an upright position in a manner which shall not interfere with the normal
operation of the equipment and shall be accessible to personnel on the ground. The SDS fits into a 3-1/4-inch x 6-inch x
14-1/2-inch container and weighs less than 5 lb. The SDS is designed to operate at temperatures between -25 and 120 degrees
Fahrenheit. Refer to TM 3-4230-236-10 for instructions on the use of SDS.
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