How to install and remove a nonhydraulically-powered attachment on your Vermeer compact articulated loader

If you own a Vermeer compact articulated loader, or are considering buying one, and are curious as to how to install or remove a nonhydraulically-powered attachment, this is the spot for you. Be sure to read your machine’s operator’s manual for more machine-specific information and safety messages. Read the steps below or watch the video to get an understanding of what you need to do when it comes to attachments.

How to install a nonhydraulically-powered attachment:

  1. Position the attachment on a level surface.
  2. Set attachment lock levers in the unlocked position.
  3. Clean the inside of both attachment mounting pockets to remove debris that might interfere with the attachment installation.
  4. Start the machine’s engine.
  5. Lower the loader arm and tilt the mounting plate forward.
  6. Slowly drive toward the attachment and align the top edge of the machine’s mounting plate and the upper lip of the attachment mounting plate.
  7. Tuck the upper end to the machine’s mounting plate into the upper lip of the attachment mounting plate.
  8. When the machine’s mounting plate top edge is seated in the attachment mounting plate, rotate the machine’s mounting plate backward slightly to allow the lower edge of the mounting plate to slide into position on the attachment.
  9. Set the parking brake and shut the engine off.
  10. Rotate the attachment lock levers into the locked position, securing the attachment to the machine.
  11. Start the engine and raise the attachment off the ground.
  12. Visually inspect the bottom edge of the attachment’s mounting plate to make sure that both the attachment lock pins are securely holding the attachment in position.

How to remove a nonhydraulically-powered attachment:

  1. Lower the attachment onto a firm, level surface.
  2. Set the parking brake and shut the engine off.
  3. Rotate the attachment lock levers to the unlocked position.
  4. Start the engine and rotate the mounting plate downward.
  5. Release the parking brake and back away from the attachment.

If you have any questions about Vermeer compact articulated loaders or want to learn more, contact your local Vermeer dealer.

Always refer to the product’s operator’s and/or maintenance manual for safety messages and further instructions.

MultiOne SRL Corporation reserves the right to make changes in engineering, design and specifications; add improvements; or discontinue manufacturing at any time without notice or obligation.

Equipment shown is for illustrative purposes only and may display optional accessories or components specific to their global region. Please contact your local Vermeer dealer for more information on machine specifications.

Vermeer, the Vermeer logo and Equipped to Do More are trademarks of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in the U.S. and/or other countries. © 2022 Vermeer Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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