Bumps in the road.
Using the excavator's clutch pedal as a footrest is a big no-no! Any bump or pothole you hit disengages or engages the SEE's transmission. This yo-yo effect puts a lot of unnecessary wear and tear on the clutch and transmission--like wearing out the clutch disk or the release bearing. End result-your excavator is going nowhere!
So play it sale and keep your foot off the clutch pedal while driving the SEE.
Don't engage either of the SEE's four wheel drive options when a wheel is spinning in sand, dirt or mud. You'll damage a differential of U-joints if you do.
Instead, engage the four-wheel drive before getting into the soft stuff. If you forget and wheels start spinning, STOP! Then, switch into four-wheel drive and move out. Also, never drive on a hard surface road with the differential locks engaged. That puts a strain on differentials, U-joints and tires.
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|Title Annotation:||military supplies|
|Publication:||PS, the Preventive Maintenance Monthly|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Jul 1, 2004|
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