OPERATE TRANSMISSION (Con't).
specific forward gear using up or down arrow
BE ALERT for personnel in area while operating truck. Always check
to ensure area is clear of personnel and obstructions before moving
out. Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury or death
Governed speed is 2100 rpm. If engine is allowed to exceed governed
speed, serious engine or transmission damage may result.
Check gages and indicators frequently. If gage or indicator shows an abnormal
reading or warning light comes on, bring vehicle to a safe stop, shut down engine (paragraph
2-16), and investigate cause.
Steering wheel should not be held at full steer for more than 10
seconds. This could result in overheating of oil, loss of oil from power
steering reservoir, and pump gear damage.
Avoid over steering. Become familiar with steering characteristics of vehicle
before attempting maneuvers in limited space.