Table 3-1. Operator/Crew PMCS (Cont.)
Use high gear for rapid
lowering/raising semitrailer without a
load on deck.
Use low gear for lifting/raising
semitrailer with a load on deck.
Leave landing gear in low gear, in
the full up position, when traveling
on the road. Low gear will prevent
(extend). Make sure crank handle
Facing crank, clockwise - retracts
(raises) legs, and counterclockwise -
extends (lowers) legs.
Push in - high gear, pull out - low
Make sure landing legs are fully
retracted and scissor shoes locked
up before moving semitrailer.
Engage landing leg crank handle and raise
and lower legs. Pull crank and check low-
speed operation. Check for binding, damage,
unequal leg movement and missing hardware.
Check that scissor shoes have free movement, Scissor shoes bind, do not
hardware is present, and shoes sec urely lock in lock or unlock; and missing