LOADING MACHINE ON SHIP
Start loader engine and allow to warm up (WP 0005).
Lower the suspension to the Transportation/Limp-home mode as detailed in WP 0004.
If the crest angle to be negotiated when loading the HMEE-I onto the ramp is greater that
19 degrees, then it will be necessary to raise the loader arms as the machine is being loaded to
obtain the necessary clearance.
Raise the front loader arms to the self-deployment position, but do not install the support strut (WP 0004).
Angle the front bucket to the self-deployment position, but do not fit the support (WP 0004).
Position the backhoe in the travel position. Engage the boom lock and swing lock (WP 0004).
Ensure the rear stabilizers (WP 0004) are fully raised.
Always use a ground guide when operating machine up or down ramps. Failure to use a ground
guide may cause injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
Drive with extreme caution, at low idle, and in 1st gear ONLY. Failure to follow this warning may
cause injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
With ground guide assistance, negotiate ramps in 1st gear ONLY.
After loading, park machine where directed to do so.
11. Place transmission in N (Neutral) and engage parking brake (WP 0004).
13. Move hydraulic control levers through all positions to relieve hydraulic system pressure in lines. Return levers to neutral
14. Turn battery disconnect switch to OFF position (WP 0004).