Refer to TM 5-2420-230-10 for equipment characteristics, capabilities, and features.
Significant hazards and safety recommendations are listed in Table 1-1. Refer to Chapter 2 for more safety information.
Table 1-1. Significant Hazards and Safety Recommendations.
Safety Recommendation or Precaution
Low air pressure for brakes.
Do not drive vehicle while low air pressure warning
buzzer is sounding or warning indicator is on.
Vehicle instability with backhoe use.
Ensure stabilizers are down on firm ground, side slope
does not exceed 5 degrees, and backhoe is not
Connecting towing devices.
Do not go between vehicles unless they are both
stopped and brakes are applied.
Shut OFF engine and no smoking when filling tank.
Replacing starting fluid cylinder (if
Shut OFF engine and no smoking when replacing
starting fluid cylinder.
* Category of hazards as to whether they may be expected under normal or abnormal operating conditions.
Technical Principles of Operation.
The IHMEE contains seven functional systems: the power train; engine system; electrical system; pneumatic system;
hydraulic system; steering system; and the Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system. This section explains
the overall operation of the functional systems.