2-18. OPERATION IN MUDDY AND SWAMPY AREAS.
When traveling off-road in rough terrain, water holes, ditches, creeks, and swampy areas may be negotiated.
This will cause a build-up of dirt and debris on the vehicle. Be sure to thoroughly clean the truck immediately after the
Engage four-wheel-drive and engage the differential locks to maintain traction before negotiating rough
2-19. OPERATION IN DUST PRONE AREAS.
In areas where dust and sand storms are frequent, extra attention must be paid to lubrication and maintenance of the
vehicle. This includes checking or replacing filters and cleaning inside the engine compartment and pump body.
Removal of gritty dust from components such as valves and control lever linkages and other moving parts is essential
Unless removed, fine dust may cause excessive component wear.
2-20. OPERATION AT HIGH ALTITUDES.
Normally operation at higher altitudes will cause loss of engine power, however, since the truck is equipped with a
turbocharged engine, this loss will not be appreciable.