WORK TOOL CHANGING CONTINUED
Installing Quick-Hitch Work Tool
Ensure the work tool (Figure 83, Item 4) is on firm, level ground. Ensure the work tool will not tip over.
Ensure the carrier lock pin (Figure 83, Item 2) is withdrawn.
Keep other people clear of the area while you engage the work tool. If a second person is to be
involved in this procedure, ensure he keeps clear of the machine and work tool until signaled by
you to proceed. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
Use the controls to line up the carrier (Figure 83, Item 3) with the work tool (Figure 83, Item 4) and just below the work
tool hook plates (Figure 83, Item 6).
Engage the parking brake and set the gear lever and forward/reverse lever to Neutral.
Using the loader controls, engage the support bar on the carrier into the hook plates (Figure 83, Item 6) on the work tool
(Figure 83, Item 4). Ensure that both hook plates are engaged equally.
Lift and tilt the carrier back, to line up the locking holes in the carrier with those in the work tool.
Ensure the gear selection and forward/reverse lever are set to Neutral, and that the parking brake is engaged. Stop the
At the carrier, insert the carrier lock pin (Figure 83, Item 2) into the locking holes in the carrier and work tool. Secure with
linch pin (Figure 83, Item 1).
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 to personnel.
Remove blanking caps and connect hoses, ensuring color of hoses match color of connections.
10. Engage the parking brake. Set the gear lever and forward/reverse lever to neutral. Stop the engine (WP 0005).
11. Operate the loader control levers several times to vent all the hydraulic pressure from the hoses.