These instructions are for an emergency
Bring the coolant, oil in all
only. Always haul the machine if long
compartments, wheel coolant, and fuel to
distances must be traveled.
Clean the windshield, side and rear
M a k e sure all headlights, taillights, turn
When towing, attach the tow line only to
signals and hazard warning lights function
the tow connection on the frame.
Do not tow faster than 5 mph (8 kph).
Have a fire extinguisher, flares and
Shielding must be provided on the towing
and towed vehicle to protect the operators
if the tow line should break.
When roading long distances, stop
every three hours for 30 minutes to allow
Be sure the line is of sufficient capacity
and in good condition. Do not have tension
on the towline when inspecting it. Do not
jerk the tow line. It may break.
If it is necessary to leave the machine
Use a machine of sufficient size to provide
a. Lower all equipment.
Use a tow bar if the machine is to be
b. Neutralize the transmission and apply
moved more than a few feet. If a tow bar is
not available, attach a machine of equal
size to the rear of the towed machine to
c. Set the parking brake.
provide braking when going downhill.
d. Stop the engine. Turn off the
disconnect switch and remove the key.
e. Install and lock vandalism guards,
covers and caps. If equipped with a cab,
close and lock the cab door and
Do not move the machine with the parking
brake applied. The brake will be damaged.
f. At night set out flares and/or
If the machine was moved with the brakes
applied, inspect the brakes before operating