DO NOT transport load with PTO engaged. Always disengage PTO when hydraulic power
is no longer needed. Failure to comply may result in damage to equipment.
Avoid sudden stops, turns, or accelerations. This may cause load to shift.
During off-road operation, avoid terrain with side slope.
Use vehicle's Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) to change tire pressures as road conditions change. Use
CTIS in EMER (emergency) mode if dump truck becomes stuck (TM 9-2320-363-10 or TM 9-2320-302-10).
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Hearing protection is required when performing dumping operations.
DO NOT attempt to dump in high wind. High winds may disperse aggregate. High
winds may also cause dump truck to roll over when dump body is raised.
Stay at controls while dumping. If dump body leans or shifts to one side, lower it
immediately and check for one of the following:
underinflated or flat tires
tires sinking in soft soil
load shifting to one side of body
high or gusty wind
weak or broken leaf spring
If one of these or any other problems are found, DO NOT continue dumping until
the problem is corrected.
DO NOT spread or dump payload with dump truck facing a steep upgrade or a
steep side slope. Dump truck may tip over backward or sideways.
DO NOT park on a slope. Park on level ground only. Parking on a slope could
cause load to shift and dump truck to tip over.
Operator inside the cab must be aware of the location of outside personnel at all
Failure to comply may result in personnel injury, death, and/or damage to
The following section describes dumping a load through the tailgate opening of
either model dump body.
Assistance is required for this operation. Driver inside cab operates dumping
controls. Assistant driver monitors area around dump body.