Check all controls and protective devices to
make sure they are working properly
Do not smoke while refueling or when near
while moving slowly in an open area
Always have a fire extinguisher on hand and
2. All brakes
know how to use it inspect and service
3. Governor control
the extinguisher as recommended on the
4. Hydraulic functions
5 .Devices such as lights, travel alarm,
Do not start the machine or move any of
the controls if there is a warning tag
See the "Service Manual" for adjustments
attached to the controls or starter switch.
if they are needed.
Do not carry flammable fluids such as
starting fluid (ether), gasoline or fuel on the
machine in loose containers.
Operate the controls only while seated.
Before operating, inspect for trash or leaks
Do not allow riders on the machine unless
which could cause a fire. See "Before
an additional seat, seat belt and rollover
Starting" for the walk-around inspection
protection is provided for each rider.
The operator must satisfy himself that no
Loose or damaged lines, tubes or hoses
one will be endangered before moving the
which leak, can cause fires.
Do not bend or strike high pressure lines.
Be careful to avoid tipping when working
Do not install bent or damaged lines,
on hills, banks or slopes and also when
tubes or hoses.
crossing ditches, ridges or other
Inspect all lines, tubes and hoses
carefully. Tighten all connections to the
Stay a safe distance from the edge of
cliffs, overhangs or slide areas.
Make sure that all clamps, guards and heat
If the machine begins to slide on a grade
dispose of the load Immediately and turn
components from oil or fuel spray, are
the machine downhill.
installed correctly. This will help to prevent
Know the exact location of buried cables
vibration, rubbing against other parts , or
and pipes. Mark them clearly.
excessive heat during operation. And it
will help prevent fires in the event of a line.
Parking the Machine
tube or seal failure.
Lower the equipment to the ground with
slight down pressure. Move the transmission
control to neutral and engage the lock
Apply the parking brake. Stop the engine.
Turn off the disconnect switch and
remove the key.
If the machine must be parked on a
steep grade, block all wheels.