a. Release accelerator pedal (5).
b. Depress service brake pedal (6) to bring vehicle to a gradual stop.
The automatic transmission of the M1123 andA2 series vehicles
has a PARK position. Proceed to steps f and g for the M1123 and
A2 series vehicles.
c. Move transmission shift lever (3) to N (neutral).
d. If vehicle must be backed into parking position, have another person act as a
ground guide to direct reverse operation.
The automatic transmission of the M998 series vehicle does not
have a PARK position. Whenever the vehicle is parked, or the
transmission is in NEUTRAL, the parking brake MUST BE
APPLIED. Damage to equipment and injury to personnel may
occur if these instructions are not followed.
Chock blocks shall be used when parking a vehicle with
inoperative parking brakes, when operating in extreme cold
conditions, when parking on inclines, or whenever and wherever
maintenance is being performed. Failure to do this may result in
injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
To apply parking brake, grasp handle firmly, and pull upward until
handle is locked in a straight-up position.
e. Once vehicle is completely stopped, apply parking brake lever (4).
The automatic transmission of the M1123 and A2 vehicles have
a PARK position. Never use the transmission shift lever in place
of the parking brake. Set the parking brake. Make sure the
transmission shift lever is in the P (park) position and transfer
case shift lever is NOT in the N (neutral) position. Damage to
equipment and injury to personnel may occur if these instructions
are not followed.
Some vehicles have parking brake levers that do not lock. If
equipped with a chain lock, secure parking brake lever with the
chain lock to prevent accidental release of the parking brake. If
not equipped, refer to unit maintenance for installation
Steps f and g apply to the M1123 and A2 series vehicles only.
f. Once vehicle is completely stopped, apply parking brake lever (4).
g. Move transmission shift lever (3) to P (park).
h. Turn light switch (7) to OFF.
i. Place rotary switch (1) to ENG STOP.
2-12. STOPPING THE VEHICLE AND ENGINE