D5M Track-Type Tractor Changing Direction and Speed Caterpillar

Changing Direction and Speed

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Speed changes and directional changes at full engine speed are possible. However, deceleration and/or braking is recommended when you change direction. This will maximize operator comfort and the service life of transmission components.

  1. Push in the governor control lever (1) in order to decrease the engine speed, or push the decelerator pedal (2) downward in order to decrease the engine speed.

  1. Push the brake pedal (3) downward in order to stop the machine.

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  1. Rotate the directional control (4) to the desired direction.

  1. Push the button (5) in order to upshift to the desired speed, or push button (6) in order to downshift to the desired speed.

  1. Release the brake pedal.

  1. Increase the engine speed by releasing the decelerator pedal, or increase the engine speed by pulling backward on the governor control lever.