d. RELEASE PARKING BRAKE by pushing in on parking brake control.
e. TO MOVE TRUCK FORWARD, GRADUALLY DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL.
USE OF TRANSMISSION GEAR RANGE SELECTOR POSITIONS
Use this position to back the vehicle.
Completely stop the vehicle before
shifting from a forward gear to reverse
or from reverse to forward. Reverse
operation provides the greatest trac-
tive advantage. Reverse has only one
Use this position when you start the
engine. If the engine starts in another
position the neutral safety switch is
malfunctioning. Use neutral when the
vehicle will be left unattended while
the engine is running-ALWAYS
APPLY THE PARKING BRAKE.
This position is used for all normal
driving conditions. The vehicle will
start in 1st gear and as the accelerator
is depressed, the transmission will up
shift to 2nd gear, 3rd gear, 4th gear,
and 5th gear automatically. As the
vehicle slows down, the transmission
will downshift to the correct gear
Occasionally the road, load, or traffic
conditions will make it desirable to
limit the automatic shifting to a lower
range. When conditions return to nor-
mal, move the range selector back to
This is low gear - use this position
when pulling through mud and snow
or driving on steep grades. Maximum
engine braking is accomplished in this