Driving the Machine
CAUTION: Keep bystanders clear of machine
when traveling. Before moving machine,
determine which way to move propel levers.
Keep bystanders clear of machine when traveling.
The instructions below apply when the propel motors (E)
are to the rear of the machine. If the propel motors are to
the front of the machine, the machine moves OPPOSITE
to the direction described.
FORWARD TRAVEL: Push both levers forward (A).
Short Turn (Counterrotate)
REVERSE TRAVEL: Pull both levers rearward (B).
NEUTRAL POSITION (C): Propel brakes automatically will
stop and/or hold the machine.
RIGHT TURN: Push left lever forward.
LEFT TURN: Push right lever forward.
SHORT TURN (COUNTERROTATE): Push one lever
forward and pull the other rearward.
IMPORTANT: When traveling over long distances,
Long Distance Travel
swing upperstructure so propel motors
are to the rear.
LONG DISTANCE TRAVEL: When traveling over long
distances, swing upperstructure so propel motors are to
CAUTION: Prevent possible injury from machine
tipping. Operate control levers slowly when
traveling down a slope.
TRAVELING DOWN A SLOPE: Operate control levers
slowly when traveling down a slope.
COLD WEATHER OPERATION: Propel lever dampers
are provided for smooth control. In extremely cold
weather, lever effort will increase. Operate lever several
times with pilot control shut-off lever in locked position.