Release brakes before any attempt to drive, or drive
train damage will result. Use parking brake for
parking only. Do not use parking brake for stopping
crane except in case of an emergency, as a severe
sudden stop will occur.
If pressure drops more than 2 psi (14 kPa) per minute
with the engine stopped, have air system checked for
Parking brakes are controlled by PARK BRAKE Control (57) on the front
console panel. To apply parking brake, pull control out. To release parking
brake, push control in.
Parking and Stowing Crane.
Never park crane near holes, or on rocky or
extremely soft surfaces. This may cause crane to
overturn, resulting in injury to personnel.
The proper stowing and parking of crane after the working day is one of the simplest
and easiest ways of extending the serviceable life of the crane and preventing theft, vandalism, and
Perform procedures found under Recommended Crane Shutdown
Park crane on a proper surface with outrigger stabilizers and beams fully
retracted. Do not park in a location where it may become frozen to ground
or may settle unevenly and overturn.
Apply parking brakes and if necessary, chock the wheels.
Shut down engine using proper procedures as specified by this manual and
Ensure all controls are in neutral and/or positioned to off.
Place BATTERY DISCONNECT switch in the off position.
Perform any other specified procedures required at the end of the work day.
Close all windows.