Section I. DESCRIPTION AND USE OF OPERATOR'S
CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
This section addresses the location and use of controls and indicators used to operate the M1977 Common Bridge
Transporter (CBT) and the Bridge Adapter Pallet (BAP). You should know the location and proper use of every control
and indicator before operating the vehicle.
LOCATION AND USE
OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS.
MODEL A SHOWN
Figure 2-1. Load Handling System (LHS) Cab Controls and Indicators
Control or Indicator
WORK LIGHT Switch
Turns on and off the worklight located between the arms of the
main frame on the LHS, and the spotlight located on the hydraulic
PTO [Power Takeoff] ENGAGE
When placed in the ON position, hydraulic pressure is supplied to
operate the LHS and BAP.
PTO ENGAGE Indicator
Indicates when the PTO switch is in the ON position.
HIGH IDLE Switch
When placed in the ON position, increases the truck's idle speed
from low to high (1200 rpm) for LHS operation.