DESCRIPTION AND USE OF DRIVERS CONTROLS AND INSTRUMENTS Continued
SL (STEERING LOCK) POSITION Locks steering wheel in center
position. Used during starting, idling and engine shut down.
R (REVERSE) POSITION Used for backing the carrier on land or in the
Table 10. DRIVERS CONTROLS - M548A3 (Continued)
PV (PIVOT VEHICLE) POSITION - Used to turn carrier on its own center.
RANGE 1-4 Used to drive carrier in normal forward operation.
RANGE 1-3 Used when climbing or going down slight grades, driving
cross country at high speeds, and driving on roads at moderate speeds.
CONTROL OR INDICATOR
RANGE 1-2 Used when climbing or going down medium grades, driving
cross country at slow speeds, and while in the water.
RANGE 1 Used when climbing or going down steep grades and when
entering or leaving water; This range provides maximum traction, low speed
maneuvering, and engine braking.
Selects driving RANGE of automatic transmission.