Keep the machine under control at all times.
Select the low gear range speed before starting down a downgrade. Do not change gear speeds while going downhill.
A good practice is to use the same gear speed going downgrade that would be used to go up the grade.
Travel forward towards the idlers when moving any long distances.
Raise all lowered implements enough to clear any obstructions before moving.
- 1. Release the directional travel pedals.
- 2. Lower the hydraulic armrest and latch in place.
- 3. Select the required gear speed range.
- 4. Push the directional pedals down to the desired direction and speed.
- 5. Move the governor control lever to the desired engine speed.
- 6. Push the directional pedals down to allow the machine to move. Release the directional pedals to slow or stop the machine.
Changing Speed Ranges and/or Direction
LOW to HIGH speed and directional changes at full engine speed are possible. However, for operator comfort and maximum service life of power train components, decelerating and/or braking, when changing directions is recommended.
- 1. Decrease engine speed with the governor control lever.
- 2. Release the travel pedals to stop the machine.
- 3. Push the transmission speed switch to the desired speed.
- 4. Push the travel pedal down.
- 5. Increase the engine speed with the governor control lever.