OPERATING IN EXTREME COLD (Contd)
Stopping or Parking.
Operator must take every precaution to prevent snow from blowing into engine
compartment when parked. Snow will melt and later form ice to jam engine controls.
Do not apply parking brake. Brakeshoes may freeze to drum.
Do not idle engine for more than 15 minutes.
Park in a sheltered area out of the wind, if possible, or park so that vehicle does not
face into the wind. Park vehicle with wood planks, brush, mats, or canvas under the
wheels if a long shutdown period in open area is expected.
Place transmission selector lever (4) in N (neutral).
Place chocks (8) in front of or behind vehicle wheels.
Drain water from compressed air reservoirs by turning four drainvalves (9) counterclockwise. Close
drainvalves (9) immediately after purging water.
Alcohol used in alcohol evaporator is flammable, poisonous, and explosive. Do not
smoke when adding fluid and do not drink fluid. Doing so will result in injury or death.