MAINTENANCE OF FORKLIFTS - OD1660 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
(4) The operator then releases the service brake, presses down on
the accelerator pedal, and proceeds to perform the task.
Just before the vehicle leaves the surf, the
radiator fan control lever is placed in the OFF
After leaving the surf, the radiator
control lever is placed in the ON position.
Do not allow water to exceed the 5 foot level
mark, measured from the crest of the waves.
constantly alert for holes and ocean bottom
When the tide is out, the bottom is
especially soft. If the truck begins to mire, do
not stop, maneuver until free.
(5) The operator should observe the ramp of the landing craft
before entering, and he should enter the craft from the center of the
ramp on the crest of a wave, rather than between the waves, to
compensate for shifting. He should keep his sight on the top of the
left fork. The fork tilt control lever should be used to balance the
load when going up or down the ramp.
Brakes are less
leaving the surf.
(6) While loading and unloading materials from the landing craft,
and if the conditions warrant, four-wheel steering can be used.
First, the front wheels should be aligned and the FWD-NEUT-REV
control lever placed in the FWD position.
Then the CRAB and CRAMP
control lever is placed in the desired position.