MAINTENANCE OF FORKLIFTS - OD1660 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
(1) To operate the forklift, the FWD-NEUT-REV lever is placed in
the NEUT position. The parking brake is then engaged.
(2) The radiator fan control lever is checked to ensure that it is
in the proper position. The ignition switch is then placed to the ON
position and the accelerator pedal pressed down one-third of the
distance to the floor.
(3) The starter button is pressed down to start the engine. After
the engine has started, it should be allowed to warm up for three to
five minutes. The instruments are checked to see if they are giving
normal readings (figure 2). Pressure on the accelerator pedal should
then be released.
ENGINE STARTING CONTROLS.