2-11. Maintenance and Operating Supply List. See Appendix L for a list of maintenance and operating supplies required
for initial operation.
2-12. Special Tools and Equipment. No special tools or equipment are required for operation and maintenance of the
2-13. Maintenance Forms and Records. Operational, Maintenance and Historical records will be maintained as required
by the current TM 38-750.
2-14. Towing the Roller. Before towing a unit that has malfunctioned ensure that the transmission by-pass valve is in the
open position and park brake has been released. The by-pass valve is located under the hood next to the batteries.
After towing be sure that the b-pass valve has been closed.
CAUTION: The by-pass valve is not intended for towing a unit from one job site to another. Tow at speeds of one (1)
to (2) MPE for as short a distance as possible.
2-15. Starting the Roller.
a. Always set the park brake by moving the control lever to BRAKE ON position (up).
b. Place the Direction-Throttle Bail in Neutral detented position (vertical).
c. Start engine.
2-16. Safety Precautions. Always observe the following safety pre-cautions to prevent possible injury to personnel and
damage to the equipment.
a. TRAINED OPERATIONS ONLY.
b. Always use slower unit speeds and added caution when operating close to a lift edge or when traveling downhill.
c. Never travel across a slope. Always travel up or down a slope.
d. Always engage the parking brake before dismounting the unit.
e. Never shut down the engine when traveling up or down a slope
Always move the Direction-Throttle Bail toward the neutral position to slow the unit.