OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This machine has been designed to operate safely and efficiently within the limits specified in this TM. Operation
beyond these limits is prohibited in accordance with AR 70-1 without written approval from: Commander, U.S. Army Tank-
automotive and Armaments Command, ATTN: AMSTA-DSA-CS, Warren, MI 48397-5000.
Hearing protection is required when operating machine with cab windows open. Anyone within 50 ft (15 m)
of an operating machine must also wear hearing protection. Failure to wear hearing protection may cause
This work package contains instructions for safely operating this machine under usual conditions.
Read and become familiar with information in this work package BEFORE operating machine.
MOUNTING AND DISMOUNTING MACHINE
Use caution and maintain three-point contact all times when mounting and dismounting machine. DO NOT
use steering wheel as a handhold. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury to personnel.
Mount and dismount machine only at locations with steps and/or grab handles.
Ensure steps and/or grab handles are clean and secure before using them.
Face machine when mounting and dismounting.
Maintain minimum three-point contact at all times, i.e., two feet and one hand or two hands and one foot.
Never mount or dismount a moving machine.
Never jump from machine.
DO NOT mount or dismount machine while carrying tools or supplies.
INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS AND DAILY CHECKS
Refer to WP 0004 00 for the location and operation of controls and indicators.
Ensure main disconnect switch is in clockwise (right) ON position.
Perform Before operation Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) BEFORE starting engine (WP 0011 00