Loader Main Relief Adjustment
1. If hydraulic oil is not at operating temperature:
a. Start engine. Run at full throttle and hold implement joystick in rollback position for 30 seconds
b. Return implement joystick to neutral for 15 seconds.
Repeat steps a and b until temperature of oil is at least 125°F (52°C) or side of reservoir is very warm.
d. Shut down engine (TM 5-3805-292-10).
WARN I N G
DO NOT disconnect or remove any hydraulicsystem line or fitting unless engine is shut
down and hydraulic system pressure has been relieved. Tighten all connections before
applying pressure. Escaping hydraulic fluid under pressure can penetrate the skin,
causing injury or death to personnel.
Use a piece of cardboard, newspaper, or wood to check for pressurized leaks to prevent
fluid from penetrating the skin. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death to
N OT E
Make sure both flowmeter hoses are connected to machine.
Make sure load valve is fully open on flowmeter.
2. Connect flowmeter inlet to the upper auxiliary hydraulic coupler on left loader arm and set flowmeter on LO
Figure 28. Flowmeter Connections.
3. Release park brake.