b. Hydraulic fluid low.
b. Replenish hydraulic fluid
c. Other causes.
c. Refer other causes to direct and
general support maintenance per-
Section VI. FIELD EXPEDIENT REPAIRS
3-12. Truck Will Not Start
Organizational troubles may occur while the
Seat switch, battery recep-
Short circuit switch leads
fork lift truck is operating in the field where
tacle switch or panic
to by-pass defective switch
supplies and repair parts are not available and
short across fuseholder
normal corrective action cannot be performed.
When this condition exists, the following ex-
3-13. Hydraulic Brakes Fail
pedient repairs may be used in emergencies,
upon the decision of the unit commander. Equip-
Air in system, low fluid
Use parking brake in con-
ment so repaired must be removed from opera-
level. broken brake line
junction with directional
or pedal improperly ad-
control to slow, stop and
tion as soon as possible and properly repaired
otherwise control truck
before being placed in operation again.
Section VII. SEAT, OVERHEAD GUARD AND ACCESS COVERS
(3) Turn seat adjuster knob counterclock-
wise to release from guide rail. Spring will fall
The seat is mounted on a spring type mounting
so when the seat is depressed the travel motor
(4) Do not disassemble guide rails.
brake is released. The overhead guard provided
c. Repair. Repair slightly damaged (tom) up-
for operator protection is constructed of a heavy
holstery material in accordance with good com-
tubular frame and is mounted at each frame side
mercial practice, by sewing or application of an
on the front and rear. The battery compartment
adhesive patch. If wear or damage is extensive,
is housed with a cover and two side panels which
replace backrest or seat cushion.
are retained by the cover. The floorboard is
d. Assembly. Reverse procedure in b above.
mounted to the frame and supports the accelera-
e. Installation. Reverse procedure in a above.
tor and also serves as a foot rest. The control
Adjust seat position as desired for operator con-
panel cover is mounted with eight screws and
serves as a protective cover for the contractor
panel. The fuse panel cover is secured to the con-
3-16. Overhead Guard
trol panel cover with six screws, providing ready
access to the fuses. The instrument panel and
(1) Remove two screws (fig. 3-3), nuts
cowl houses the various controls and instruments
and lockwashers securing overhead guard at rear
used in the operation of the fork lift truck.
(2) Remove three screws, nuts and flat-
3-15. Seat Assembly
washers securing overhead guard to each side of
a. Removal. Tilt seat forward, remove two
screws (fig. 3-2). nuts and washers securing
(3) Using suitable hoisting equipment., re-
seat to brake actuating bar and remove seat as-
move overhead guard from truck.
sembly from truck.
b. Installation. Reverse procedure in a above.
3-17. Battery Compartment Covers
(1) Remove four wood screws securing seat
backrest to frame and remove backrest.
(2) Reaching under seat cushion, remove
(1) Tilt seat assembly full forward and
four nuts and washers securing seat cushion to
fully raise battery compartment top cover (fig.
frame studs and remove seat cushion.
3-3) releasing battery compartment side covers.