MAINTENANCE OF FORKLIFTS - OD1660 - LESSON 1/TASK 2
(b) Lower the load by moving the LIFT control lever away from
you and continue to lower the load until it rests on the ground.
Back the forklift away from the load. The back-up alarm will sound
when the transmission direction selector is placed in the reverse (R)
(c) If the load is to be deposited at a higher level than the
level it is being transported, or the level at which it is to be
stacked, move the mast into the vertical position and raise the load
to the proper height before moving the load forward into position for
rear of the truck (figure 18 on page 46).
Remove the pin that secures the tow bar in position at the grille.
Lower the tow bar into position and attach it to the towing vehicle.
Unlatch each end of the tow chains that are secured to the truck and
attach them to the towing vehicle.
(3) The axles must be disconnected for towing. To disconnect the
axles, pull the AXLE DISCONNECT lever outward; this allows the axles
transmission from being damaged during towing operations.
(1) Diesel fuel used in the
operation of this equipment is
combustible and is a fire hazard.
Make sure that the fuel is stored
in proper containers.
is drained of hydraulic oil before disassembling any hydraulic lines
The hydraulic oil used in the operation of this
equipment is under pressure of approximately 2500 psi and could cause
severe damage or death to personnel.
(3) Always disconnect the battery ground cable before working on