2-11. OPERATING PROCEDURES-Continued.
To avoid injury, do not stand on top of vehicle while boom is being used.
To avoid injury, do not stand on engine deck while operating boom. Boom
support latch will guide hoist winch cable out of path of retracting boom.
To avoid damage to boom and hydraulic system, always keep boom in stowed
(travel lock) position when not in use.
Prepare main or auxiliary hydraulic system for operation (see para. 2-11c).
latch (1) and
Move BOOM SAFETY control lever (2) forward to STOW position. Keep BOOM SAFETY lever
forward and move BOOM operating lever (3) to FORWARD position.
Loosen stayline cable locking tabs on both left and right sides and position away from stayline cable.
Ensure stayline cables do not snag on vehicle top when raising boom.
These levers must be engaged to operate boom with main engine ONLY. When
using auxiliary hydraulics, use only BOOM operating lever (3).
When AUXILIARY HYDRAULIC position is selected, only BOOM operating lever
is needed to raise or lower boom.