OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
Be ALERT for personnel in the area while operating machine. Always check to ensure area is clear of
personnel and obstructions before starting engine, moving machine, or moving implements. Failure to
follow this warning may cause injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
DO NOT allow riders on machine. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death to person-
Refer to WP 0004 00 for a description of transmission controls.
N (Neutral) is normal transmission position when machine is not in use. Use N to start engine, when idling engine,
and for parking. Always lock transmission in Neutral by applying the parking brake when machine is left unat-
tended, parked, or stopped.
To select a specific reverse gear range, move transmission shift lever to the right (Reverse) and pull back to desired
gear, normally second or third. Backup alarm will sound when in a reverse gear.
To select a specific forward gear range, move transmission shift lever to the left (Forward) and pull back to desired
gear, normally second or third.
Make sure all personnel are clear of machine and work area.
Make sure your seat belt is fastened.
DO NOT coast down hills. Keep transmission engaged.
DO NOT push down on the transmission modulator pedal while going downhill. Failure to follow these
warnings may result in injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Downshift one position at a time when reducing engine and ground speeds. Downshift when going downhill (to the
same gear used to climb the grade) or when operating on side slopes where high speed may compromise safety.
Moving the Grader.
Move governor control lever to low idle position.
Raise all implements.
Apply transmission modulator pedal.
Apply service brake pedal and hold.
Release parking/emergency brake.
Move transmission control lever to appropriate position.
Release service brake pedal.
Release the transmission modulator pedal and the machine will start to move.
Set the governor control lever to obtain the desired speed.
Operate under a light load for the first 5 minutes.
Push accelerator pedal down and machine will move faster than speed set by governor control lever. Release accel-
erator pedal and machine will resume governed speed.
Push decelerator pedal down and machine will slow down below speed set by governor control lever. Release
decelerator pedal and machine will resume governed speed.
Upshift one position at a time as engine and ground speeds increase.
Downshift one position at a time while at the same time reducing machine speed with service brake applications.