2-29. LOAD HANDLING SYSTEM (LHS).
Controls and Indicators.
Before starting any LHS operations, clean all operating
components of snow, ice, sand or mud or damage to equipment
Before starting any LHS operations, adjust extension mirror to
monitor LHS operations or damage to equipment may result.
If terrain is deeply rutted, soft soil, etc., mud flaps must be
pinned up before beginning LHS operations or damage to mud
flaps may result.
If LHS had previously been used in Manual Mode and not
completely stowed in Auto Mode, the hook arm cylinders must
be completely extended or the LHS must be completely stowed
using Auto Mode before the flatrack can be loaded. Failure to
comply may result in damage to the truck and flatrack.
Joystick (1) controls operations of loading (LOAD) and unloading
(UNLOAD) of flatracks.
Hydraulic Selector Switch (2).
Engine speed must be at idle before using hydraulic selector
switch, or damage to equipment may result.
OFF POSITION: Joystick (1) not operational (LHS transit mode).