EMERGENCY BRAKE SERVICE
General. The emergency brake combines the holding strength of the spring brake system (activated by a
switch on emergency brake lever), with brake shoes attached to the output shaft of the transfer case.
Operation. The emergency brake can be applied simply by pulling the emergency brake (3) backward and
upward at the same time until it is in the full upright position.
Testing With Engine Running (para 2-12).
With service brake (5) applied, depress override button (2) on dash.
Set emergency brake. Make sure parking brake warning light (6) illuminates.
Shift transmission selector (1) to 1-5 drive.
With engine at idle speed, release service brakes (5). If vehicle moves, adjust emergency brake (3).
Adjusting Emergency Brake.
With emergency brake (3) off (forward and down position), rotate knurled knob (4) clockwise one-quarter
Repeat testing procedure and step (1) until emergency brake holds vehicle at idle. Rotate knurled knob
(4) an additional one-quarter turn.
If emergency brake cannot be adjusted, or drags when released, notify unit maintenance. Failure to do so
may result in damage to equipment.
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