OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
DO NOT allow riders on the truck. Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury or death to per-
Truck must not be driven when container load is in fully raised position. Truck is less stable when traveling
with the load in a raised position. Always position the bottom of the load just above the drivers field of view,
with the boom fully retracted. Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
BE ALERT for personnel in area while operating truck. Always check to ensure area is clear of personnel and
obstructions before moving. Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
The governed engine speed is 2100 RPMs. If engine is allowed to exceed governed speed, serious engine or
transmission damage may result.
Check Fuel Gage, Indicators, and ECS Display Screen Frequently. If indicators show an abnormal reading or warning
light comes on, bring the truck to a safe stop, shut down engine, and investigate cause.
Avoid Over Steering. Become familiar with steering characteristics of truck before attempting maneuvers in limited
Avoid Hard Braking. Become familiar with the braking characteristics of the truck with and without a load.
Field of View. When driving without a load, position the tophandler above your field of view, with the boom fully
retracted. When driving with a load, position the bottom of the load above your field of view, with the boom fully
Refer to WP 0004 00 for location and operation of controls.
Perform initial seat and steering column adjustments.
Perform daily checks and self-tests (WP 0013 00).
Start engine and allow it to come up to operating temperature.
Raise tophandler to driving position.
With engine at idle, apply service brakes.
Select steering mode of operation by first straightening wheels, then pressing desired steering selection switch.
Move transmission control lever to desired direction, F or R, and select gear range.
Release parking brake lever and depress accelerator pedal to control truck speed.
Engage oscillation and tilt locks before driving with a load.