OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This machine has been designed to operate safely and efficiently within the limits specified in this TM. Operation
beyond these limits is prohibited in accordance with AR 70-1 without written approval from: Commander, U.S. Army Tank-
Automotive and Armaments Command, ATTN: AMSTA-DSA-CS, Warren, MI 48397-5000.
Hearing protection is required when operating machine. Failure to wear hearing protection may cause hear-
This work package contains instructions for safely operating this machine under usual conditions.
Read and become familiar with information in this work package and in WP 0006 00 BEFORE operating machine.
MOUNTING AND DISMOUNTING MACHINE
Use caution and maintain three-point contact all times when mounting and dismounting machine, to
DO NOT use steering wheel as a handhold.
Failure to follow these warnings may cause injury.
Mount and dismount machine only at locations with steps and/or grabhandles. Do NOT use steering wheel as a hand-
Ensure steps and/or grabhandles are clean and secure before using them.
Face machine when mounting and dismounting.
Maintain minimum three-point contact at all times, i.e., two feet and one hand or two hands and one foot.
Never mount or dismount a moving machine.
Never jump from machine.
DO NOT mount or dismount machine while carrying tools or supplies.
INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS AND DAILY CHECKS
Refer to WP 0004 00 for the location and operation of controls.
Perform Before operation Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) BEFORE starting engine (WP 0012 00