PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS), INCLUDING
LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS Continued
ITEM TO BE
A stall check can seriously damage the
transmission. ALWAYS do a road test on
the carrier. Do NOT do a stall check on
the carrier unless conditions absolutely
prevent a road test.
The stall check will tell you if the power
plant is producing maximum power. If it is
not, the check will tell you whether the
engine or transmission is at fault. This
check is to be used only if no other check is
a. Run engine at 800 rpm for 3-5 minutes with
range selector in 1 range and brakes locked until
normal engine operating temperature is reached.
b. If outside temperature is less than 85
normal operating temperature should be 160
C). If outside air
temperature is greater than 85
operating temperature should be 160
Limit stall test to 30 seconds. Full throttle
use with brakes locked overheats oil and
will damage power plant. If you suspect a
bad governor, do not perform stall check.
Unless absolutely necessary do NOT use
stall check, use alternate test.
c. Lock brakes, move range selector to range 1 and
push accelerator all the way down.