SHIFTNG THE TRANSMISSION - Continued
SECOND GEAR (2) should be used when:
Towing heavy loads.
Ascending or descending steep grades and
on extremely muddy or rough terrain.
Making forward short radius turns. Top
speed-is 9 mph.
THIRD GEAR (3) should be used when:
l Vehicle is operating on hard surfaced roads
until sufficient speed (12 to 15 mph) per-
mits shifting to FOURTH GEAR range.
l Heavy pulling for sustained periods and for
ascending or descending on long grades.
Top speed is 24 mph.
FOURTH GEAR (4) should be used when driv-
ing under normal conditions on firm, smooth,
level ground. Top speed is 35 mph.
Never attempt to shift into reverse gear range unless ve-
hicle is at stand still and engine is operating at idle rpm.