ADVANCED OPERATION AND OPERATOR TIPS
The information in this work package is provided as a supplement to the basic operating procedures
described in WP 0005 00. A thorough reading and understanding of both this work package and WP
0005 00 is essential to safe and efficient machine operation.
If machine is equipped with laser level system, refer to TM 5-6675-348-12&P.
This work package is designed to provide general information as well as advanced operating instructions to maximize
machine efficiency and potential.
To ensure safe and efficient operation, the operator is responsible for performing Preventive Maintenance Checks and
Services (PMCS) at the job site. This will ensure the machine is ready to perform its mission and will reduce downtime
due to machine failures.
To facilitate performance of PMCS, ensure machine is clean. Wash machine to remove dust and dirt that could interfere
with inspections and preventive maintenance.
After operation, determine requirements of next mission, so that machine adjustments can be made in advance, if
TRAVELING AND EARTH MOVING OPERATIONS
Turning Around Using Articulation
To prevent possible damage to the drive
train, make sure the differential is
unlocked before turning or maneuvering
the machine through tight corners.
Turn left and articulate the frame left.
Turn right and articulate the frame right.