TO START ENGINE
See page 12 if roller engine has never been started before.
Always enter operator's platform using ladder and safety grab rails provided.
Sit securely - do not operate this machine from any position other than seat provided.
Before attempting to start engine, be sure that all personnel are clear from machine.
Check to see that parking brake is on.
Be sure vibratory control is in the off position.
Place F and R control in neutral. (See Neutral Safety Switch.)
Turn ignition switch and engage starter by pushing starter button.
Do not crank engine for more than 30 seconds continuously to prevent possible damage to starter motor.
Release pressure on starter when engine fires.
Warm up engine and check instruments. Engine oil pressure should be a minimum of 25 pounds at 1000 rpm
and ammeter should move in charge direction.
For detailed instructions on power unit see Engine Operating Instructions, page 12, and Engine Overhaul, page
The gear range transmission has the following three speed ranges:
Compaction Gear (low gear) - provides 0-3.5 mph and should be used when compacting most materials.
Travel Gear (second gear) - provides 0-6.9 mph and should be used for roading the machine from one location
High Gear - should be used in limited applications only.
TO START, STOP, AND REVERSE ROLLER
Check to make sure area is clear all around roller.
With the engine and hydraulic system properly warmed up, set engine speed at 2200 rpm using throttle control
and maintain this speed during the entire time this machine is operated, either compacting or traveling.