Ensure the PTO engages and the hydraulic pump is running; check in the interface
enclosure that the PTO ENGAGED AT PRESSURE lamp is lit and the pump run timer
Press and hold the RELAX button on the interface enclosure.
Ensure that the relax mechanism centers.
Withdraw the relax shootbolts.
Release the RELAX button.
Ensure that the PIN OUT light illuminates on the vehicle status panel of the operator
panel and approximately 2 seconds later the BRIDGE DEPLOYMENT light
Close the interface enclosure door.
Deploying Crane Stabilizer Legs to Ground
LOSS OF HEARING. PERSONNEL MUST WEAR HEARING PROTECTIVE DEVICES WHEN
OPERATING THE CRANE DURING LAUNCH AND RECOVERY OPERATIONS OR WHEN
WORKING WITHIN 10FT (3M) OF A LAUNCH VEHICLE AT HIGH ENGINE IDLE.
HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT. OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT POWERED BY HYDRAULIC
PRESSURE IS HAZARDOUS. KEEP CLEAR OF MOVING PARTS.
HYDRAULIC PRESSURE. EXPOSURE TO HYDRAULIC FLUID UNDER PRESSURE IS
HAZARDOUS. IN THE EVENT OF A HOSE OR COMPONENT FAILURE, REMOVE ALL
FLUID CONTAMINATION FROM THE SKIN AND EYES WITH CLEAN WATER AND SEEK
Operate the control levers in a smooth and considered manner. The speed of the working
movements is determined by the degree to which the control lever is moved.
When operating the crane heed the symbols on the control levers.
Make sure the crane operator is briefed on the hand signals to be employed to initiate the
crane functions required.
There are separate independent controls on the left and right of the crane adjacent to the
stabilizer legs, for the control of the left and right stabilizer slide frames and stabilizer
Release the straps and remove the two crane stabilizer spreader pads and the
stepladder from the tail lift platform.