Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services CONT.
Item to be
a. Ensure that area is free of personnel
and path of travel is clear.
b. Pull up parking brake switch to release
c. Position propel control lever in full
Do not allow engine to start during
d. Hold engine start switch in start
position while moving propel control
lever to full back (reverse) and then to
center (neutral/stop) position. Turn
engine start switch to OFF position.
Engine attempts to
start before control
lever is in neutral
Turn throttle lock to left, press and hold
button down, and pull throttle control
fully up and fully down, checking for free
movement without sticking or binding.
movement is not free.