M977 Through M985 General Operating Procedures (Cont)
2-11. DRIVE VEHICLE (CONT).
o. Park Vehicle.
Lift foot off throttle treadle (1). Let automatic downshifting of
transmission slow vehicle.
Do not press service brake treadle hard three or four
times in a row. Air supply will be used up and service
brakes will not work until air pressure is built up again.
Loss of braking ability can result in serious personal
injury or death.
Push down on service brake treadle (2) until vehicle comes to
Do not park vehicle on steep grade. Serious personal
injury can result or vent on tanker may leak.
Pull out PARKING BRAKE control (3).
Set transmission range selector (4 or 4.1) to N (neutral).
Set TRANSFER CASE shift lever (5) to N (center position).
Aline front tires in straight-ahead position.
Chock wheels if vehicle is not parked on level ground.