SHlFTlNG THE TRANSMISSION (continued)
SECOND GEAR (2) should be used when:
Towing heavy loads,
Ascending or descending steep grades
and driving on extremely soft, muddy, or
Making short, forward 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) permits shifting to FOURTH GEAR
Pulling heavy loads for sustained periods
and ascending or descending long
grades. Top speed is 24 mph.
FOURTH GEAR (4) should be used when
driving under normal conditions on firm,
smooth, level ground. Top speed is 35 mph.