wipe off dirt when the surface is dry as this will scratch
idling when the throttle is in idling position.
Second, it overrides the throttle and shuts off fuel if
Avoid waxing or polishing new vehicles.
engine r.p.m. exceeds the maximum rated speed.
With the paint materials used on present production
PARKING THE VEHICLE
IH vehicles, it is definitely harmful to the life of the paint
to use any kind of polish on a new truck. Polishes and
combination cleaner and polish waxes all contain
CAUTION: When parking you Diesel truck, do
abrasives which cut through the skin of the enamel film,
not leave transmission in gear; if truck rolls, engine
thus exposing the pigment to ultra-violet attach which
could start by heat of compression. Use hand brake
accelerates chalking and dulling of the paint.
for parking. When parking on a grade, block wheels
or turn to curb.
In those cases where the vehicle paint has chalked
RAISING THE HOOD
or dulled from age or weather conditions, then a cleaner
and polish could be used.
To raise the hood (right or left side), release the two
latches, pull up to release.
Then, raise the hood
Bright Metal Care. Bright metal such as anodized
sufficiently to permit the ratchet type hood rest to engage
aluminum, chrome and stainless steel require the same
and hold the hood open.
washing as painted surfaces. A non-abrasive chrome
cleaner may be used sparingly to clean the bright metal.
To close the hood, raise the hood sufficiently to permit
Do not use steel wool. Use of automobile wax or polish
disengagement of the ratchet. Lower the hood slowly.
on bright metal usually will restore the original
Engage the two holddown latches.
Upholstery Care. Use a whisk broom and vacuum
cleaner to remove loose dust and dirt from the
upholstery and floor. Vinyl and woven plastic upholstery
can be washed with warm water and mild soap, wipe
dry, If commercial cleaners are used, follow instructions
supplied with cleaner.
Have the truck properly lubricated at regular
intervals according to the lubrication instructions and
diagrams shown in this manual.
The following pages cover minor servicing and
maintenance instructions which should be performed to
assure efficient operation of the truck.
Frequent and regular washing, will lengthen the life
of your new vehicle's painted finish and bright metal trim.
Washing. Wash your vehicle often with warm or
cold water to remove dirt and preserve the original luster
of the paint. Never wash the vehicle in the direct rays of
the hot sun nor when the sheet metal is hot to the touch,
as this may cause streaks on the finish. Do not use hot
water or strong soaps or detergents or