NOTE: Follow all operating instructions in the
3-2. This section contains instructions neces-
order given on the operating instruction
sary for operation of the C530A Compactor.
d e c a l illustrated on the inside front
These instructions must be carefully reviewed
cover of this publication.
before operating the unit. New operators must
b e thoroughly trained by a skilled operator
OPERATING CONTROLS AND
before attempting to operate the unit unassisted.
3 - 3 . The individual assigned to operate the
3-5. The controls and indicators necessary for
compactor should always maintain it in good
operation o f t h e c o m p a c t o r a r e l i s t e d a n d
condition to ensure prolonged efficiency.
Report damage or faulty operation immediately
for correction. Even minor failures or damage
may eventually result in major failures in an
TABLE 3-1. OPERATING CONTROLS AND INDICATORS.
Lever (with mechanical
Controls direction of trave1 and
governor setting. Dual controls are
provided for operation from either
seat. Three vertical slots are
Forward,*Neutral and Reverse.
Moving knob up decreases engine
speed and moving knob down
Indicates temperature of oil in trans-
mission system. Shutdown unit if
gauge pointer moves to RED zone.
Gauge may show slight discharge
(RED) at engine idle, but should
indicate charge (GREEN) when
engine speed is increased.
Wheel (with mechanical
Control unit direction. Mounted at
the center of the control panel for
operation from either seat.
Indicates temperature of water
circulating through engine.
lndicates pressure of oil pumped
through engine. Gauge may indicate
high pressure when engine is first
started but should drop to normal
level as engine warms. Stop engine
immediate!y if no pressure is
Level (with mechanical
To set park brake, pull lever up until
it toggles over center. To release,
pull back and down until lever stops.