Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIAL
9. Operator Responsibilities
When directed to do so by the commanding
The services performed upon receipt of a new
officer, the operator will assist with the services
or used truck are the responsibility of the using
performed upon receipt of the truck.
organization and will be performed by second-
echelon maintenance personnel.
Section II. CONTROLS AND INSTRUMENTS
the load; pull back on the lever to raise the
load. To maintain the load in any position,
This section furnishes the operator
release the hydraulic control lever.
lustrations and sufficient information
d. Direction Control Lever. The direction
ing to the location and the use of the
controls and instruments to properly
control lever (12, fig. 3) is located to the left
of the steering column, directly under the steer-
ing wheel. With the engine running, push the
direction control lever forward to move the
a. Choke Control. The choke control (1, fig.
truck forward. Pull the lever back to move the
truck in reverse.
4) is located on the instrument panel to the
e. High- and Low-Speed Levev. The high-
left of the steering column. Pull up on the
choke control to close the choke valve in the
and low-speed lever (11, fig. 3) is located to
carburetor when starting a cold engine. The
the left of the steering column, under the direc-
normal operating position for the choke con-
tion control lever. With the engine running and
trol is pushed down as far as it will go.
the direction control lever in the desired posi-
b. Starter Switch. The started switch (10,
tion of travel, pull the high- and low-speed
lever back for low speed; push the lever for-
fig. 4) is located on the instrument panel to
ward for high speed.
the right of the steering column. With the
ignition switch on, press the starter switch to
f. Inching Pedal. The inching pedal (9, fig.
start the engine; release pressure when the
3) is located on the floorboard, convenient to
the operator's left foot. Depress the inching
c. Hydraulic Control Lever. The hydraulic
pedal to control vehicle motion when higher
engine speed is necessary to handle the load.
the right of the operator's seat. With the engine
When the inching pedal is completely depressed,
the transmission is in neutral and the service
running, move the control lever to the right;
push it forward to tilt the forks down or pull
brakes are set. When the inching pedal is re-
leased, the transmission is engaged, and the
it back to tilt the forks up. Move the control
brakes are released.
lever to the left and push it forward to lower