MAINTENANCE OF HULL- AND CAB-RELATED COMPONENTS
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To prevent injury to personnel or damage to equipment, chock track (see paragraph 17-9).
Place shifting control in PARK (I) position.
Push brake pedal down as far as possible. Brake pedal should lock in down position.
If brake pedal does not lock in down position, loosen two locknuts on linkage rod. Loosen neutral safety
switch adjustment screw. Adjust rod until brake pedal will lock in down position. Tighten locknuts.
Check to see if steering control lock engages recess in steering control (point 6). If lock is not engaged, loosen
two locknuts on steering control linkage rod. Adjust rod until lock engages recess in steering control. Tighten
After adjustment is made, hold brake pedal down and move shifting control to neutral. Move steering wheel
left and right to verify free movement of steering wheel. If lock remains engaged, readjust steering lock
control rod linkage and reverify free movement of steering wheel by repeating step 4 above.
If lock will not seat completely, inspect to see if spring (point 7) is pushed against clevis. If spring is pushing
against clevis, replace spring.
Check adjustment screw on neutral safety switch lever cross shaft (point 8) for contact with neutral safety
switch. If adjustment screw is not in contact with neutral safety switch, loosen locknut on adjustment screw.
Adjust length of screw until neutral safety switch is engaged.