These instructions are for emergencies ONLY. Always haul the vehicle if long distances must be traveled.
The vehicle can be towed a SHORT DISTANCE, pulled out of mud or to the side of the road, if the power train and steering system are operable, and the engine is running. The operator on the towed vehicle MUST steer in the direction of the tow line.
Do not push vehicle with the engine stopped. The brakes, steering and blade controls will not function.
Use a tow bar if machine is to be moved more than a few feet.
Personnel must NOT be on the vehicle when it is being towed with the engine stopped.
The vehicle can be towed up to 2 miles (3.2 km), but ONLY if 5 mph (8 km/hr) is not exceeded and the following precautionary steps are taken.
- 1. Remove the axle shafts if internal transmission or drive line failure is suspected.
- 2. Disconnect the steering follow-up linkage to prevent damage to the machine.
- 3. Reverse the hydraulic steering hoses connections, IN ONE CYLINDER ONLY, so the steering cylinders can move freely.
Be sure the cylinder hoses are connected correctly before operating the vehicle. With the hoses reversed, the steering system will not operate.