The adjustable forks attachment is a load-bearing attachment intended to be used on a Toro tool carrier. It is designed primarily for moving material such as posts, rocks, trees, pallets, etc. Using this product for purposes other than its intended use could prove dangerous to you and bystanders.
Read this information carefully to learn how to operate and maintain your product properly and to avoid injury and product damage. You are responsible for operating the product properly and safely.
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This manual identifies potential hazards and has safety messages identified by the safety-alert symbol (Figure 2), which signals a hazard that may cause serious injury or death if you do not follow the recommended precautions.
This manual uses 2 words to highlight information. Important calls attention to special mechanical information and Note emphasizes general information worthy of special attention.
Proposition 65 Warning
Use of this product may cause exposure to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.
Always follow all safety instructions to avoid serious injury or death.
Do not transport an attachment with the arms raised. Always transport the attachment close to the ground; refer to Transport Position.
Have the property or work area marked for buried lines and other objects, and do not dig in marked areas.
Read and understand the content of this Operator’s Manual before starting the engine.
Use your full attention while operating the machine. Do not engage in any activity that causes distractions; otherwise, injury or property damage may occur.
Never allow children or untrained people to operate the machine.
Keep your hands and feet away from the moving components and attachments.
Do not operate the machine without the guards and other safety protective devices in place and working on the machine.
Keep bystanders and pets away from the machine.
Stop the machine, shut off the engine, and remove the key before servicing, fueling, or unclogging the machine.
Improperly using or maintaining this machine can result in injury. To reduce the potential for injury, comply with these safety instructions and always pay attention to the safety-alert symbol , which means Caution, Warning, or Danger—personal safety instruction. Failure to comply with these instructions may result in personal injury or death.
Operate the machine up and down slopes with the heavy end of the machine uphill. Weight distribution changes with attachments. An empty load-bearing attachment makes the rear of the machine the heavy end, and a full load-bearing attachment makes the front of the machine the heavy end. Most other attachments make the front of machine the heavy end.
Keep the attachment in the lowered position when on slopes. Raising the attachment on a slope affects the stability of the machine.
Slopes are a major factor related to loss of control and tip-over accidents, which can result in severe injury or death. Operating the machine on any slope or uneven terrain requires extra caution.
Establish your own procedures and rules for operating on slopes. These procedures must include surveying the site to determine which slopes are safe for machine operation. Always use common sense and good judgment when performing this survey.
Slow down and use extra care on hillsides. Ground conditions can affect the stability of the machine.
Avoid starting or stopping on a slope. If the machine loses traction, proceed slowly, straight down the slope.
Avoid turning on slopes. If you must turn, turn slowly and keep the heavy end of the machine uphill.
Keep all movements on slopes slow and gradual. Do not make sudden changes in speed or direction.
If you feel uneasy operating the machine on a slope, do not do it.
Watch for holes, ruts, or bumps, as uneven terrain could overturn the machine. Tall grass can hide obstacles.
Use caution when operating on wet surfaces. Reduced traction could cause sliding.
Evaluate the area to ensure that the ground is stable enough to support the machine.
Use caution when operating the machine near the following:
Bodies of water
The machine could suddenly roll over if a track goes over the edge or the edge caves in. Maintain a safe distance between the machine and any hazard.
Do not remove or add attachments on a slope.
Do not park the machine on a hillside or slope.
Always lower the attachment and shut off the machine each time you leave the operating position.
Clean any dirt or debris that may hinder connecting the attachment to the machine. Ensure that the attachment-locking pins are fully seated in the holes of the attachment-mount plate. Refer to the Operator’s Manual for the machine for detailed information on safely connecting an attachment to your machine.
When lifting the attachment keep it level and prevent the load from spilling backward.
Inspect the forks for damage after each use.
Check fasteners at frequent intervals for proper tightness to ensure that the equipment is in safe operating condition.
Refer to the Operator’s Manual for important details if you store the attachment for an extended period of time
Maintain or replace safety and instruction labels, as necessary.
Safety decals and instructions are easily visible to the operator and are located near any area of potential danger. Replace any decal that is damaged or missing.
Parts needed for this procedure:
|Upper fork frame||1|
|Bolt (3/8 x 1 inch)||7|
|Locknut (3/8 inch)||7|
Install the forks over the adjustable-forks frame as shown in Figure 3, and secure each fork with a bolt (3/8 x 1 inch) and locknut (3/8 inch).
Install the upper fork frame over the assembly as shown in Figure 3, and secure the upper frame using 5 bolts (3/8 x 1 inch) and 5 locknuts (3/8 inch).
Tighten all fasteners securely.
Note: Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.
|Overall width||80 cm (31 inches)|
|Overall length||115 cm (45 inches)|
|Overall height||69 cm (27 inches)|
|Weight||103 kg (226 lb)|
|Fork length||91 cm (36 inches)|
|Fork cross-section size||10.2 x 3.2 cm (4.0 x 1 inches)|
|Fork with adjustment range (outside to outside dimensions)||23 to 76 cm (9 to 30 inches)|
|Load rating capacity (per SAE J1197)||272 kg (600 lb)|
To ensure optimum performance and continued safety certification of the machine, use only genuine Toro replacement parts and accessories. Replacement parts and accessories made by other manufacturers could be dangerous, and such use could void the product warranty.
Refer to the Operator’s Manual for the traction unit for the installation and removal procedure.
Important: Before installing the attachment, position the machine on a level surface, ensure that the mount plates are free of any dirt or debris, and ensure that the pins rotate freely. If the pins do not rotate freely, grease them.
Note: Always use the traction unit to lift and move the attachment.
If you do not fully seat the quick-attach pins through the attachment mount plate, the attachment could fall off the machine, crushing you or bystanders.
Ensure that the quick-attach pins are fully seated in the attachment mount plate.
When transporting a load, keep the attachment as close to the ground as possible, no more than 15 cm (6 inches) above the ground. Tilt it rearward to keep the load level.
To adjust the forks, slide them along the frame to the desired width. Adjust the forks to the widest possible setting to ensure that the load is as stable as possible.
When transporting a load, keep the forks as close to the ground as possible.
Never use the forks for prying as damage may occur.
Never attempt to lift more than the rated lift capacity of the traction unit.
Before long-term storage, wash the attachment with mild detergent and water to remove dirt and grime.
Paint all scratched or bare metal surfaces.
Note: Paint is available from your Authorized Service Dealer.
Store the attachment in a clean, dry garage or storage area. Cover it to protect it and keep it clean.