Remote Throttle Switch
Do not activate the remote throttle switch when the
vehicle is moving. When the remote throttle switch is
put in the ON position, the parking brake is
automatically applied, the transmission is put into
NEUTRAL, and the accelerator pedal is disabled.
The remote throttle system holds the engine at a
constant high speed for use when operating remote
Lift switch cover (1) to access switch.
ON (2)Move the switch into the ON position (up) to
set the engine speed at 2400 rpm.
OFF (3)Move switch cover (1) down to move the
switch into the OFF position.
NOTE: If the remote throttle switch is moved into the
OFF position while the transmission control is NOT in
NEUTRAL, the transmission will remain in NEUTRAL
until the shift lever is cycled back to the NEUTRAL
position. If the parking brake switch is in the OFF
position when the remote throttle switch is moved to
the OFF position, the parking brake will remain ON
until the parking brake switch is cycled to the ON and
The kneeling switch lowers the front of the machine
for air transport. Refer to Transportation Information,
Preparation for Air Transport (C-130,C-141 , C-5) in this
Raise (1)Hold the switch up in the RAISE
position to fully extend the front suspension
cylinders and raise the machine.
NOTE: The blackout switch must be in the STOP
LIGHT or SERVICE DRIVE position for indicator (3) to
The front cylinder locks must be installed to secure the
machine in the kneeled position.
Do not operate the machine at speeds greater than 3
kph (2 mph) while it is lowered.
Only operate the machine in the RAISE position,
unless in the air transport mode.
Lower (2)Hold the switch down in the
LOWER position to fully retract the front
suspension cylinders and lower the machine.
indicator (3) turns on when the machine is fully
NOTE: The kneeling switch is a three-position toggle
switch. The center position of the switch is the OFF
position. The switch is spring-centered to the OFF
NOTE: The machine will not kneel if it is in the
EARTHMOVING mode, or if the manual suspension
lock valves are in the LOCK position.