TOWING WITH TOW BAR (CON'T.)
✔ Make sure clevis markings "TOW!BAR" is facing
upward with arrow pointing towards tow bar when
securing clevis to tow lugs of disabled vehicle or upper
lifting eyes on front of Abrams' FOV. Failure to comply
wil result in equipmet damage.
✔ Position M88A2's towing pintle in front of tow bar, apply
brakes, shift transmission selector lever to park to lock
the brakes, and shut off the engine.
✔ Open the towing pintle.
✔ Connect the chain hoist and sling to the tow bar.
✔ Lift the tow bar with the chain hoist until it is at the same
height as the tow pintle.
✔ Stay out from between vehicles while M88A2 is
✔ Use two ground guides to direct operator while backing
✔ Start main engine and back M88A2 until lunette end of
tow bar is connected to towing pintle.
✔ Apply brakes, shift transmission to park, and shut down
✔ Close and secure pintle hook.
✔ Remove chain hoist and sling.