a. Location. The hourmeter (4, fig. 4) is mounted on the cylinder head of the engine.
b. Purpose. The hourmeter records the hours of operation by converting the number of engine revolutions into hours
of running time.
Section III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
a. The instructions in this section are published for the information and guidance of the personnel responsible for the
operation of this road roller.
b. It is essential that the operator know how to perform every operation of which this road roller is capable. This
section gives instructions on starting and stopping the road roller, instructions on the basic motions of the road roller, and
instructions on how to coordinate the basic motions to perform the specific tasks for which the road roller is designed.
Since nearly every job presents a different problem, the operator may have to vary the given procedure to fit the individual
a. Refer to paragraph 52c and perform the before-operation services.
b. Open the fuel shutoff valve under the fuel tank.
c. Pull the master clutch lever (18, fig. 10) back away from the compression roll to disengage the master clutch.
d. Put the forward and reverse clutch lever (1, fig. 10) in neutral (central position).
e. Pull out the choke button (12, fig. 11). When starting in cold weather, pull the choke button all the way out. When
starting at normal temperatures, pull the choke button about one-quarter of the way out.
f. Pull out the magneto switch (10, fig. 10).
g. Turn the key in the ignition switch (8, fig. 11) clockwise to the ON position.
h. Push the starter button (6, fig. 11). If the engine does not start in 10 seconds, release the starter button.
Note. Do not keep the starter button depressed for longer than 10 seconds.
Release the starter button immediately after the engine starts. If the engine was overchoked, allow it to stand for a few
minutes and then restart.
i. If the starting motor is defective or if the battery is discharged, use the cranking shaft (14, fig. 2) to start the
engine. Insert the