This Task Covers:
a. Front-End Loader (FEL) Components
b. Backhoe Components
c. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
TM or Para
Hydraulic valve manual override lever, BII, Item 11,
Vehicle prepared for servicing (Do
not install FEL maintenance arm).
Engine access panel removed.
Estimated Time to Complete
MOS 21J, Construction Engineer Operator
a. Front-End Loader (FEL) Components.
Locate FEL hydraulic valve block (1) below front windshield and identify hydraulic valve (2) that operates
component to be manually operated.
Manually operating hydraulic components is extremely dangerous. This procedure should only be
done when normal hydraulic operations do not function and emergency movement of the vehicle is
required. Manual operation of these valves can cause serious injury or death.
Stay clear of moving FEL arms and ensure that no personnel are within the FEL crush zone when
operating the FEL hydraulic valves. Failure to comply will result in serious injury or death to
Use hydraulic valve manual override lever (3) to operate hydraulic valve (2) until vehicle component is stowed.
Repeat Steps (2) and (3) for any additional components to be manually operated.