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PERATION
MANUAL GEARBOX
4 speed gearbox
Engaging reverse
Move lever in neutral to the left, press it
down and move it further to the left stop
and then push it forward.
Only engage reverse gear when vehicle
is stationary.
When engine is running, depress clutch
fully and wait a few seconds before mov-
ing gear lever, to prevent grating noises.
When reverse gear is engaged with igni-
tion on, the reversing lights* come on.
5 speed gearbox
To engage 1st gear move lever past
pressure point to left stop and then pull
it back.
One normally moves off in 1st gear but
on vehicles with the 44, 57 and 82 kW
engine and 5 speed gearbox the rear
axle ratio is different so that one can
move off on the level with a light load
in 2nd gear.
To engage reverse gear move lever past
pressure point to left stop, press it down
and push it to front.
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Engaging crawler gear
Move lever in neutral to the left, press it
down and move it further to the left stop
and then pull it to the rear.
Note
When driving you should not rest your
hand on the gear lever. The pressure of
your hand is transmitted to the shift forks
in the gearbox and can cause premature
wear of the forks.
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