OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - (CONTINUED)
Shutting Down Vehicle
Always set the gear selector to park and engage the hand brake when parking the machine.
Failure to apply the hand brake and placing the gear selector to "park" could allow unexpected
movement resulting in crushing injury or death.
Bring vehicle to a safe and complete stop and apply the hand brake while still holding foot pressure on
the service brakes.
Place gear shift lever in Park and wait 3 seconds. This allows the transmission to disengage and the park
brake to engage.
Engage the Hand Brake.
Turn off all lights.
Failure to allow the engine to cool properly prior to engine shut down will cause premature
turbocharger damage and or failure.
If the engine has been used at full load, allow it to cool for 3-5 minutes at idle. Failure to do this will result in
It is now safe to turn off the ignition switch (Figure 1, Item 17) and exit the tow vehicle.
Perform AFTER operation PMCS this work package.
Document any vehicle discrepancies on the DA Form 2404.
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TOWING THE VEHICLE
1. If there is no transmission damage, the vehicle may be towed for a distance of approximately 1 mile (1.5 km)
using a rigid tow bar after disconnecting both drive shafts.
2. If towing vehicle, restrict towing speed to 5 mph (8 kph).
3. If the vehicle must be moved more than stated, it must be loaded and secured on a trailer or towing dolly
(WP 0139). Do not allow the wheels to be propelled.
Removal or disconnection of the drive shafts will disable the park brake. It is essential that the
following procedure be followed:
Position vehicle on irm level ground and block wheels securely to prevent any movement.
Release park brake.
Disconnect drive shafts (WP 0079) from axles and tie up shafts securely well clear of rotating axle yokes, or
remove them completely.
Connect towing vehicle to vehicle before removing blocks from wheels. Restrict the towing speed to 5 mph.
When towing is complete, block wheels securely before removing tow bar and reconnecting drive shafts
and set hand brake.
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