(3) Adjust the semitrailer landing gear (5) to raise or lower the skid plate (3) until it is
slightly lower than the tractor fifth wheel (1). Install chock blocks behind semitrailor wheels,
(4) Back the tractor under the semitrailer until the tractor approach plates (2) contact
the semitrailer skid plate (3).
(5) Stop the tractor, place gearshift
lever (7) in N (neutral) position, release
clutch pedal (6) and apply parking brake (8).
Be sure to connect tractor air service hose to
service coupling on semitrailer and to
connect tractor emergency air hose to
emergency coupling on semitrailer.
(6) Connect the tractor air service hose (13) to semitrailer service coupling (14). Connect
the tractor emergency air hose (11) to semitrailer emergency coupling (10) and open both
tractor air line cutoff cocks (15).