TECHNICAL MANUAL OPERATOR’S MANUAL
INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL INFORMATION OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS OPERATOR MAINTENANCE REFERENCES COMPONENTS OF END ITEM AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS LIST ADDITIONAL AUTHORIZATION LIST EXPENDABLE/DURABLE SUPPLIES AND MATERIAL LIST COMMERCIAL OPERATOR’S MANUAL INDEX
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TRUCK, FORKLIFT, CLEAN BURNDIESEL, FRONT-LOADING, 4000 LB. CAPACITY, M483 CLARK MODEL GPX 25E DIESEL NSN 3930-01-384-5310 Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
HEADQUARTERS, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY MAY 1996
TM 10-3930-671-10 WARNING WARNING Fuel is very flammable and can explode easily. To avoid serious injury or death: • Keep at least a B-C fire extinguisher within easy reach when working with fuelor a fuel system. When refueling, stop engine and apply parking brake. Ensure no open flame is near area. Never smoke. Never add fuel when engine is running. Do not have a driver seated when adding fuel. Ground fuel funnel or nozzle against filler neck to prevent sparks and be sure to replace fuel tank cap. After fuel is added, securely close fuel cap: a loose cap can cause a fuel leak or become afire hazard. Never overfill the tank or spill fuel. If fuel is spilled, clean it up immediately. Before starting truck, check that no fuel is spilled on or around truck. WARNING The exhaust pipe and muffler are very hot. Do not touch these parts with bare hands or allow body to come in contact with exhaust pipe or muffler. Exhaust system parts can cause serious burns. WARNING If NBC exposure issuspected, all air filter media should be handled by personnel wearing protective equipment. Consult your unit NBC Officer or NBC NCO for appropriate handling or disposal procedures. WARNING Do not remove the radiator cap when the radiator is hot. Steam from the radiator will cause severe burns. WARNING Make sure that there is adequate overhead clearance before raising the upright. Failure to do socould result in damage to equipment and injury or death to personnel. Remove all jewelry such as rings, dog tags, bracelets, etc. If jewelry contacts battery terminal, a direct short may result in instant heating of tools, damage to equipment, and injury or death to personnel. WARNING Read and understand all of the safety precautions and warnings before performing any checks and services orpersonal injury can result. WARNING Wear eye glasses, safety shoes, and correct fitting clothing when working on lift trucks. Injury can result if you do not wear protection. WARNING Fasten your seat belt before driving the truck. Failure to fasten seat belt could result in injury or death.
TM 10-3930-671-10 WARNING Drycleaning solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable. Wearprotective goggles and gloves; use only in wellventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes; and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat of flame. Never smoke when using solvent; the flash point for type I drycleaning solvent if 1000F (380C) and, for type II, is 140°F(600C). Failure to do so may result in injury or death to personnel. If personnel become dizzy while using cleaningsolvent, immediately get fresh air and medical help. If solvent contacts skin or clothes, flush with cold water. If solvent contacts eyes, immediately flush eyes with water and get immediate medical attention. WARNING Personnel hearing can be PERMANENTLY DAMAGED if exposed to constant high noise levels of 85 dB (A) or greater. Wear approved hearing protection devices when working in high noise levelareas. Personnel exposed to high noise levels shall participate in a hearing conservation program in accordance with TB MED 501. Hearing loss occurs gradually but becomes permanent over time. WARNING Icy roads and surfaces are common during periods of severe cold. Care should be exercised when operating on icy surfaces. Sudden movements or lack of attention can cause accidents and injury or...