The operator can select one of four suspension modes,
depending on the task. Modes are selected with the
suspension MODE CONTROL switch on the main
The four settings for the MODE CONTROL switch are:
Ensure suspension mode selected is appropriate for the
task to be performed.
a. Introduction to EGS Operation.
The Electronic Gear Selector (EGS) is used to select transmission gears. A total of eight forward and four reverse gears
are available four forward and two reverses in high range, and four forward and two reverses in low range. The EGS is
comprised of a microcomputer and an indicator display integrated into the shift lever housing. The computer system
receives information internally from the shift lever and externally from a speed sensor.
The EGS has a mechanical shift lever which passes information to the computer. This information and acquired vehicle
speed information is used to shift to the requested gear or prevent the shift. A prevented shift is indicated on the shift
The shift lever is spring-loaded to one of three positions, F (Forward), N (Neutral), or R (Reverse). When electrical
power is applied to the EGS, N (Neutral) is always selected, regardless of the position of the shift lever. However, if the