C H A P T E R 2
O P E R A T I N G I N S T R U C T I O N S
Section I. CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
2 - 1 . G E N E R AL
This section contains a general description of chassis and body controls and indicators.
Information about their location and function on the vehicle is also provided. Special
purpose kits controls and indicators are included in this section.
2-2. KNOW YOUR CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
Before you attempt to operate your equipment, be sure you are familiar with the location and
function of all controls and indicators. The location/function of your controls and
indicators is described in this section as follows:
a. Chassis Controls and Indicators: paragraph 2-4.
b. Body Equipment Controls and Indicators: paragraph 2-5.
c. Special Purpose Kits Controls and Indicators: paragraph 2-6.
Except where specifically noted, the controls and indicators in
this section are generally applicable to all vehicles covered in
In this manual, the term left indicates the driver side of the
vehicle. The term right indicates the opposite, or crew side of
2-3. PREPARATION FOR USE
When a vehicle is first received by the using organization, it is the responsibility of the
officer-in-charge to determine if it has been properly prepared for service by the supplier.
It is also the responsibility of the officer-in-charge to be sure the vehicle is in condition to
perform its functions. Organizational maintenance will provide any additional service
required to bring the vehicle to operating standards. Whenever practical, the operator
will assist with this service