OPERATING PROCEDURES (Continued)
Coupling to Trailer (continued).
(13) Push hand brake control forward to release trailer service brakes.
(14) If you are going to drive tractor more than 1/2 mile with engine speed greater than 2000 rpm, disengage
power takeoff as follows:
Press brake treadle, idle engine, and place gear shift lever in any drive position.
Push PTO control in to disengage power takeoff.
(15) Shift transmission into desired gear and drive away with trailer. Refer to paragraph 2-14d for towing of trailer.
d. Towing Trailer.
When towing uphill, keep transmission in a gear range that will provide enough pull. Go slow enough to be
able to stop safely.
When turning or operating in areas of low clearance, always keep in mind the size and steering
characteristics of trailer being towed.
When towing heavy loads, check the TRANS/TORQUE CONVERTER warning light periodically. If warning
light indicates red, stop tractor, shift to neutral range, and run engine at 1200 to 1500 RPM until
TRANS/TORQUE CONVERTER warning light goes off.