2-15. FREE BRIDGE BAY LAUNCH (continued).
Do not let bridge bay roll more than 2 feet (.6 m) or hydraulic and/or air lines can
If bridge bay does not roll off, move joystick (32) to UNLOAD and release when bridge bay starts to roll.
After water operations, Transporter brakes will be wet and will not stop as quickly
as usual. Care must be taken and extra distance allowed for slowing or stopping
Transporter. Slipping brakes could result in death or injury to personnel or
damage to equipment.
Place transmission in forward, release parking brake, and drive Transporter forward until clear of launch area.
aa. Apply parking brake and place transmission in neutral.
ab. Move joystick (31) to LOAD and release when NO TRANSIT WHEN LIT indicator light goes out.
While maneuvering Transporter in the immediate vicinity of the loading or
unloading site, LHS MODE SELECT switch may be in any setting. However,
LHS MODE SELECT switch must be set to OFF/TRANSPORT prior to road
travel, to prevent damage to main frame and hook arm cylinders.
ac. Turn PTO ENGAGE switch (4) to OFF, and turn LHS MODE SELECT switch (3) to OFF/TRANSPORT.