OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
Assembly and Preparation for Use, Engine Prestart Operation, Starting Engine, Normal Operation,
Preparing for Road Travel, Machine Driving Procedures, Stopping and Parking Machine, Testing Parking
Brake, Stopping Engine, 4-In-1 Bucket Operations, Relieving Hydraulic System Pressure
ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE
When a new machine is received by the unit, it must be thoroughly inspected. If anything is wrong with the machine, record it
on DA Form 2404 or DA Form 5988-E. Check the machine for completeness of assembly. Ensure that all equipment and con-
trols are present and in good shape. Check the Components of End Item (COEI) and Basic Issue Items (BII) against the lists in
WP 0031 to be sure they are all present. Stow all COEI and BII in their designated stowage locations (WP 0007).
Initial Adjustment Checks and Self-Test. Perform all BEFORE operation checks and services in Preventive Maintenance
END OF TASK
ENGINE PRESTART OPERATION
Use caution and maintain three-point contact at all times when mounting or dismounting machine.
Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
Military radios may be degraded if operating within 118 in. (3 m) of the HMEE-I.
The cold start hydraulic valves are located on the right side of the machine behind the steps.
If the cold start valves are incorrectly set, normal hydraulic services will fail to operate.
Check that the cold start hydraulic valves are in the correct position, as shown in Figure 1, for starting under normal ambi-