DRIVE CARRIER (M548A1) Continued
You could get hurt by misuse of pivot steer. NEVER use the pivot steer brakes when youre
moving except in an emergency. Never use the pivot steer brakes and differential brakes at the
same time, you could injure yourself and damage the differential.
Avoid pivot steering on soft soil or gravel. Tracks may come off. After pivoting, drive ahead at
least one carrier length to clear track.
Power plant can be damaged. Do not pivot steer when carrier is moving.
Use pivot steer only when normal turns cannot be made in close areas. Stop carrier before
making pivot steer.
The pivot steer brakes work like the differential brakes, only quicker because they are disk
brakes. When you pull the handle, they lock up immediately.
16. Pull the left pivot steer lever handle to pivot left.
17. Pull the right pivot steer lever handle to pivot right.
18. Pull both handles to make a sudden stop from a slow speed.