WORK TOOL CHANGING
Always deposit "Quick-Hitch" work tools on firm, level ground whenever possible. This will make
later refitting easier. Failure to follow this caution may result in damage to equipment.
The following procedures are the same to remove/install a bucket as to remove/install the forklift.
Remove Quick-Hitch Work Tool
With the attachment rolled back, lower the loader arms to the ground.
Slowly roll the attachment forward until it just contacts the ground, but its weight is still reacted by the quick-hitch at its
Engage the parking brake. Set the gear selection and forward/reverse lever to Neutral. Stop the engine (WP 0005).
Operate both loader control levers through their full travel several times to vent the residual hydraulic pressure.
Wear effective eye protection and gloves. Fine jets of hydraulic fluid at high pressure can penetrate
the skin. Do not use your fingers to check for hydraulic fluid leaks. Do not put your face close to
suspected leaks. Hold a piece of cardboard close to suspected leaks. Then inspect the cardboard for
signs of hydraulic fluid. If hydraulic fluid penetrates your skin, get medical help quickly. Failure to
follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
Disconnect the hoses and fit the coupling blanking caps.