Section III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS.
This section contains all instructions necessary to operate the Mixer, Rotary Tiller, under usual (normal) conditions.
These instructions include preparing the vehicle for operation, start-up instructions, vehicle operation, additive system
operation and shutdown procedures.
2-8. PREPARATION FOR OPERATION.
a. Introduction. The following paragraphs cover the preparation of the vehicle for normal operation. Initial
preparation for use after shipment should have already been performed by unit maintenance personnel. Descriptions
of controls called out in these procedures can be found in Controls and Indicators table (Table 2-l).
b. Operator Checks and Services. Operator checks and services are restricted to those tasks outlined and listed
in Section II Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services table (Table 2-2). These checks and services are
divided into those tasks that are performed before operating the vehicle, tasks performed during operation of the
vehicle, and those tasks that are performed as part of shutting down the vehicle.
c. Pre-Start Adjustments.
(1) Loosen adjustment knob (1).
(2) Hold seat (2) up and pull pin (3) outward.
(3) Raise or lower seat (2) to desired height.
(4) Tighten adjustment knob (1).
(5) Set and lock parking brake (4).