OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
OPERATE IN EXTREME HEAT - CONTINUED
DO NOT service cooling system unless engine has been allowed to cool down. This is a pressurized
cooling system and escaping steam or hot coolant will cause serious burns.
DO NOT remove cooling system radiator cap when engine is hot. Allow engine to cool down. Failure to
follow this warning may cause serious burns.
Wear effective eye, glove, and skin protection when handling coolants. Failure to follow this warning
may cause injury to personnel.
Check coolant level at frequent intervals and keep radiator cap tight.
Ensure radiator is free of bugs, dust, and other foreign debris.
Check fan belt tension frequently. Report any damaged or loose belts to Organizational Maintenance.
Lubricate according to WP 0011 00, Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) Introduction, with the tem-
perature range that applies to the highest expected temperature.
Check air cleaner indicator frequently. Air cleaner filters may need to be serviced at more frequent intervals than
Notify Organizational Maintenance to service air cleaner filters if red air cleaner indicator light comes on.
Park machine under cover, if possible. Cover windshield to protect against sand blasting.
Ensure all tires are inflated to proper pressure.
Check frequently for rust. Clean and lubricate machine to help prevent deterioration.
OPERATE IN MUD OR SOFT SURFACES
Before entering mud or other soft surfaces, select low transmission gear ranges. Enter soft area at a medium speed for
gear range selected.
Maintain steady pressure on accelerator pedal to keep machine rolling until solid ground is reached. DO NOT accelerate
to point where wheels spin, if possible.
If machine gets stuck, try to pull out slowly or rock it back and forth (always in low range) in a low gear. Boards, brush,
or similar materials may be placed under tires to provide traction.
Notify Organizational Maintenance to clean and inspect for proper lubrication.