OPERATE CARRIER OVER ROUGH TERRAIN Continued
DRIVE CARRIER ON SNOW, ICE, OR MUD
Sharp turns on snow, ice, or mud can cause carrier to throw a track. Make a series of small
wide turns instead of one sharp turn.
If you operate often in snow, ice, mud, or heavy brush, have unit maintenance remove the track
Do not drive on snow-covered grades unless you have to. If you do, go as straight up and down
the slope as you can.
Use a low transmission range that moves carrier smoothly without digging in. Drive slowly to avoid skidding.
Slow carrier smoothly before making a turn.
If carrier breaks through crest of deep snow or soft soil, steer carrier straight to get back on crest.
PARK CARRIER ON SNOW, ICE, OR MUD
If possible, stop carrier on firm surface.
When mission is completed, park carrier in a sheltered area with front of carrier faced away from the wind.
Clear snow, ice, and mud off road wheels and tracks after parking.
If carrier is parked in low area where water may freeze under tracks, put brush or branches under tracks.
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