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Start-Up & Shut Down Procedure: D7E Track-Type Tractors

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You can conduct this checklist for free on the Checkbuster platform. You can use a lap-top, PC or the free inspection App

Starting The Machine

  • Turn the battery disconnect switch to ON
  • Engage the parking brake.
  • Adjust seat, fasten seat belt
  • Make sure all implements are grounded
  • Move transmission control lever into neutral
  • Verify the attachment control levers into HOLD.
  • Make sure all personnel are clear of machine.
  • Set the throttle control to LOW IDLE
  • Turn the key start switch to ON for Monitor self test.
  • Turn the key start switch to START position to start the engine

Machine Warm-Up

  • Allow machine to warm-up for 5 minutes at low idle
  • Cycle implement controls to allow oil to circulate through all cylinders and lines
  • Check gauges and display frequently

Moving The Machine

  • Make sure area is clear
  • Raise all lowered implements
  • Depress travel control pedal all the way down
  • Release parking brake
  • Move transmission control to desired direction.
  • Release travel control pedal and check for proper operation

Machine Shut Down

  • Park machine on smooth, level area
  • Set the parking brake.
  • Lower all hydraulic implements
  • Move engine speed control to LOW IDLE and run 5 minutes
  • Turn key start switch to OFF and remove key
  • Turn battery disconnect switch to OFF position
  • Dismount machine using 3-point contact.
  • Conduct post-operation walkaround inspection