Six grab rails (1) are located around the rear of the
machine. The grab rails should be in the up position
whenever personnel are standing on the walkways.
The grab rails should be in the down position when
operating the machine in areas where tree branches
and/or brush may damage the rails.
To raise a grab rail, remove locking pins (2 and 3) from
the bottom holes, and rotate the rail up. Replace the
locking pins in top holes (4 and 5) to lock the grab rail
in the up position.
NOTE: The grab rails are pinned so they can be
lowered for air transport. In the up position, some
movement of the rails may occur.
Engine Coolant Fill Cap
At operating temperature, the engine coolant is
hot and under pressure. Any contact with the
skin can cause severe burns. Also, cooling
system additive contains alkali. Avoid contact
with the skin, eyes, and the mouth. Do not open
engine coolant fill cap (3) until the temperature of
the engine coolant is below 36°C (98°F).
Raise radiator guard (1) to access engine coolant fill
cap (3). Place support rod (2) in the prop hole in the
radiator guard to secure the guard in the open
Turn engine coolant fill cap (3) counterclockwise to
remove it. Press in and rotate the cap clockwise to
NOTE: The normal location for checking the coolant
level and adding coolant is the coolant overflow bottle.
Only add coolant at this location if the coolant
overflow bottle is empty or the cooling system has
been completely drained.