TRANSMISSION SHIFT SELECTION -- CONTINUED
Vehicle steers in opposite direction when transmission is in reverse. Turn wheel
right, vehicle moves left. Turn wheel left, vehicle moves right. Be sure that steering
wheel is positioned correctly before moving vehicle. Failure to comply may result in
equipment damage or injury to personnel.
Do not shift into reverse when vehicle is moving forward. Personnel could be thrown
from seats and injured and/or equipment could be damaged.
Use R when backing up.
FIRST GEAR (1ST)
Use 1st when:
1. Going up or down steep slopes
2. In soft, muddy or very rough terrain
3. Crossing a ditch, shell hole or other obstacle
5. Towing another vehicle over rough terrain