TM 9-2330 -211-14&P
PREPARATION FOR USE (Con't)
Do not operate semitrailer with burned out or missing running, stop, or turn lights. Not
being seen could result in damage to equipment and injury to personnel.
Turn on service drive lights in tractor and check that amber and red clearance Iights (30 and 31) are lit.
Check that service taillights (27) are lit.
Have an assistant apply service brakes while you check that both brake lights (26) are lit. Check that both brake
lights go off when brakes are released.
Operate left turn signal and check that left turn signal light (29) flashes. Operate right turn signal and check that
right turn signal light (28) flashes.
Select blackout lights in tractor. Check that amber and red clearance lights (30 and 31) go out and that both
blackout taillights (33) are lit.
Have assistant apply service brakes. Check that blackout stoplights (32) become lit and that they go out when
brake pedal is released.
Apply tractor's semitrailer handbrake control.
2. Have assistant watch semitrailer wheels as you move semitrailer forward. Semitrailer wheels should not move.
If they move, check tractor-to-semitrailer air line connections.
LOADING RAMPS AND WHEEL COVER PLATES INSTALLATION
Carry two loading ramps (34) into position with handles (39).
The equipment operator's manual will tell you from which side to load onto the
semitrailer and how to secure your load.
Place two loading ramps (34) on two ramp clips (35) or on two of the four ramp clips (38).
Place the four wheel cover plates (37) over the four wheel openings (36).