Set the transmission range selector (Figure 12. 21. (3)) to 1.
Drive the launch vehicle slowly into the water.
If the engine stops, immediately attempt to restart the engine. If the launch vehicle
will not start, tow or winch the launch vehicle from the water with another vehicle as
soon as possible.
Drive the launch vehicle at three to four mph (6.43 km/h), or less, through the water.
Unless absolutely necessary, do not stop while in the water.
If the launch vehicle accidentally enters water deeper than four ft. (1.2 m), perform
a. Press on the service brake pedal (Figure 12. 21. (4)) and hold to stop the launch
b. Set the transmission range selector (Figure 12. 21.(3)) to Reverse (R).
d. Slowly back the launch vehicle out of deep water.
After leaving the water, press the service brake pedal (Figure 12. 21. (4)) lightly and
hold while driving slowly to dry out the brake linings.
When clear of the fording area, stop the launch vehicle.
Apply and release the parking brake (Figure 12. 22. (5)) several times to remove
water from brake components.
If the CTIS EMERGENCY was selected, set the transmission range selector (Figure
Back up approximately 5 to 10 ft. (1.5 to 3 m) to relieve the driveline loading.