(2) Attach chains or wire rope slings to the towing
on the dozer cylinder mounting bracket.
(6) Retrieving the carrier from the rear should be
(3) If the carrier has a live engine, release the brakes
accomplished by attaching a chain or wire rope sling to
as directed in a above.
the pintle hook.
(4) If the carrier has a dead engine, slave air to the
carrier and release the brakes as directed in c above.
(5) If the carrier has a dead engine and no hydraulic
Do not attempt to retrieve the carrier without the
accumulator pressure, place a man in the carrier cab to
hold the dozer control lever in the down position. This
permits the hydraulic oil to by-pass and allows the dozer
(7) Should the crane carrier brake system be
damaged and inoperative (hole in reservoir, broken lines,
etc.), an emergency measure to release the brakes, after
all other known methods have failed, may be followed as
Figure 2-25. Brake chamber emergency release link (model 2385).
e. Utility Blade Operation.
blade control lever (37) down. The blade is raised by
pulling the lever up.
(1) Pull the utility blade control lever (fig. 2-16, (37))
up, and raise the blade enough to release the utility blade
f Positioning Outrigger Floats. The crane carrier is
lock (36). Remove utility blade brace as shown in figure
equipped with four hydraulically-controlled outriggers.
2-10 and store in toolbox.
Each of the four outriggers may be raised or lowered
individually by operating their respective controls (fig. 2-
When using the utility blade, always engage the
16, (39), (40), (41), and (42)).
(1) Outrigger floats are removed or installed in the
(2) Turn the utility blade lock control (36, fig. 2-16) /4
turn clockwise, and push down on the control handle.
(3) The utility blade can be lowered by pushing the utility