part of the dial, the batteries are properly charged for
f. Accelerator Pedal (A, fig. 13). The accelerator
pedal is located on the floorboard to the right of the brake
pedal and controls the carburetor accelerator mechanism
l. Warning Lights (B, fig. 13). There are two
which regulates the fuel-air mixture fed to the engine.
warning lights on the instrument panel. The one on the
Depress the pedal to increase the speed. When pressure
left, next to the oil pressure gage gives a red light when
is released the pedal will return to its normal position.
the oil pressure is below the operating minimum. The
light on the lower right of the instrument panel, next to the
g. Brake Pedal (A, fig. 13). The brake pedal
water temperature gage gives a red light when the water
located on the floorboard immediately to the right of the
temperature is above the safe operating maximum.
steering column and actuates the air brake valve and
controls the air being delivered to, or released from the
m. Oil Pressure Gage (B, fig. 13). The oil pressure
gage is located to the left of the speedometer and
indicates the engine lubricating oil pressure. Normal oil
h. Clutch Pedal (A, fig. 13). The clutch pedal
pressure at operating temperature and speed is 50 to 60
located on the floor directly to the left of the steering
pound per square inch. With a cold engine, the pressure
column. The clutch is used to engage or disengage the
will exceed this. This gage should show pressure as soon
engine from the transmission to permit shifting gears.
as the engine is started. Failure of the oil pressure gage
The clutch pedal is pushed in to disengage and let out to
to operate is a danger signal.
Stop the engine
engage the clutch.
immediately and check the cause.
i. Panel Light Rheostat. (B, fig. 13). The panel
n. Turn Indicator Lights (B, fig. 13). The Turn
light rheostat is located at the extreme left of the carrier
indicator lights are mounted near the top of the instrument
control panel and provides control of the instrument panel
panel. The one on the left comes on when the turn signal
lights. They can be turned up or down to the desired
lever is moved for a left turn. The one on the right comes
on when the turn signal lever is moved for a right turn.
j. Light Switch (B, fig. 13). The light switch
o. Speedometer (B, fig. 13). The speedometer
assembly is located at the left side of the carrier control
circular, needle-type indicator calibrated from 0 to 60. It
panel and is used to control the lights on the crane carrier.
indicates the speed the vehicle is traveling and registers
The switch assembly has three lever type switches. The
the miles traveled. It is located near the left center of the
lower left lever controls the instrument panel lights and
the parking lights. The lower right lever is a two position
lock lever.. The top control lever controls the service and
p. High Beam Indicator Light (B, fig. 13). The high
blockout lights. Lever positions are marked on the switch.
beam indicator light is located in the center, near the top,
of the instrument panel. It gives a red light if the
k. Battery-Generator Indicator (B, fig. 13). The
headlights are on high beam and goes off when the lights
indicator is located on the instrument panel to the left of
are switched to low-beam.
the speedometer. This instrument indicates the condition
of the batteries when the engine is running or stopped.
The ignition switch must be in the ON position, before the
tachometer-hourmeter is located to the right of the
indicator will show battery condition. If the needle is in
speedometer and shows the engine revolutions per
the RED part of the dial batteries are dangerously low and
minute and registers the number of hours the engine
need immediate attention.
If the needle is in the
YELLOW area the batteries are in a weakened condition
r. Air Pressure Gage (B, fig. 13). The air pressure
and should be serviced or charged during the next regular
gage is located on the instrument panel to the right of the
maintenance period. When the needle is in the GREEN