How To Start (9T Excavator)
Hello everyone and welcome back to our excavator series.
And in today’s video we’re going to go
over the correct starter procedure for
one of our 9 Tonne JCB excavators. Now
this machine is slightly different to
the smaller excavator so it’s worth
paying attention to ensure that you get
the procedure correct so you can start
the machine quickly and get on with the
First and foremost we need to make sure
we get ourselves into the machine safely.
First of all we’re going to open the
door and lock it securely in place.
And now we’re going to use three points
of contact to enter the machine.
Now first of all once you as soon as
you’re in the machine sure that you pop
your seat belt on which can be found on
the right hand side otherwise the
machine will not start.
So we want to take our key and pop it
into the ignition.
Turn it to position one. Now the key is
in the ignition we need to enter our key
code to unlock the machine. We use the
key panel which is on the right hand
side and enter our pin code followed by
The tick key.
You’ll know if the key code is correct
and has been entered correctly by a
confirmation heads up on your dash.
From this place
the machine is now unlocked and ready to
Simply turn the key to position two
and the machine is running.
To start using the machine
you can lower your left arm armrest,
increase your revs by using the dial on
the right hand side,
and to activate the hydraulics
press the key code button number one.
Once you finish with the machine simply
turn the machine off using the ignition
and then exit the machine safely using
three points of contact.
And there you go guys there is our
start up procedure for one of our nine
ton excavators here at WHC Hire. Now if
you get stuck at any point getting the
machine started and this video hasn’t
helped troubleshoot any of the problems
that you’ve come across, then please get
in contact with your local depot as soon
as possible so we can get you up and
running. Thank you ever so much for
joining me and until the next video take
care bye for now.