1-9. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS.
General Description. The Twin Agent 4x4 Firefighting Truck (Figures 1-2 through 1-15) is complete with all
primary and support equipment required for firefighting purposes. The vehicle consists of the following major
(9) Front and Rear Axles
(3) Service Brakes
(10) Suspension System
(11) Wheels, Rims and Tires
(5) Twin Agent System
(12) Steering System
(6) Hose Reel
(13) Exhaust System
(14) Electrical System
Detailed Description. Throughout this manual, the term "curb side" means the right side, while the term
"street side" means the left side of the vehicle as viewed from the rear. The following paragraphs briefly de-
scribe each major component of the Twin Agent 4x4 Firefighting Truck.
(1) Cab. The cab is a standard closed compartment forward-type.
(a) Seating. Seating is provided for 2 crew members inside the cab. Seat belts are provided for all crew mem-
(b) Controls. The instrument panel provides the controls, indicators, and instruments necessary to control,
monitor, and operate the vehicle.
(c) Heater. A fresh air cab heater is provided for use in cooler climates. The amount of heat can be regulated
by a two-speed heater fan.
(d) Defroster. The windshield defroster is part of the cab heater and has controls to regulate temperature and
volume of air used for defrosting the windshield.
(e) Windows. All windows are made of safety plate glass. Two windshield wipers are provided for the wind-
shield. The system has a motor and is controlled by a single two speed switch located on the right side of
the steering column.
(f) Windshield Washers. Windshield washers are provided to keep the windshield clear of dust, soot, insect de-
bris, etc. The washers are activated by the wiper control switch. The reservoir for the washer fluid is
mounted under the engine compartment hood.