2-29. LOAD HANDLING SYSTEM (LHS) (CONT).
Release service brake pedal (9) and allow grounded flatrack to push the
truck straight forward from under flatrack and clear.
As front of flatrack approaches within approximately 8 in. (203.2 cm) of
ground, decrease engine speed to idle and apply service brake pedal.
Once trucks rear suspension has been relieved of flatrack
load, do not continue in UNLOAD position as possibility of
jacking up rear of truck with hook arm may occur and damage
to equipment may result.
If flatrack is extremely light or empty, it may be necessary
to place transmission range selector to Drive (D) to allow
truck to move out from under flatrack.
Continue off-loading until flatrack runners (11) are on ground and rear
suspension is unloaded.
Release joystick (1) when flatrack runners (11) are resting on ground.