TOW WINCH OPERATIONCONTINUED
5 Open tow winch access door (1). Pull
tow winch wire rope clevis (2) out
Shift which only when winch is
at full stop. Winch internal
gears may be damaged if winch
is shifted while being operated.
6 Pull up on control lever trigger (3) and
turn shift control lever (4) fully clockwise
to LO position for low speed operation of
tow winch. Release control lever trigger
(3) to lock control. Always use winch in
LO when winching loads.
Always wear leather gloves
(item 31, appx B) when han-
dling winch cable. Never allow
cable to run through hands.
Broken wires can cause painful
injuries. Do not operate
winch/crane with less than four
turns of wire rope on drums.
Failure to observe these warn-
ings could result in injuries to
7 Turn shift control lever (4) to N (neutral)
position for pulling winch wire rope from
tow winch by hand or other mechanical
8 Turn shift control lever (4) fully
counterclockwise to HI (high speed) to
pay out winch wire rope or reel in a light
load. Always pay in wire rope onto
winch with a load for tight wrap on
Winch internal brakes hold
winch until released by
operating tow winch control
All controls are spring-loaded
to return to center position.
Hold onto control handle at
all times when operating
9 Push tow winch control handle (5) for-
ward to OUT to pay out wire rope.
10 Slowly move control handle (5) to center
position to stop winch.
11 Pull tow winch control handle (5) down
to IN to pay in wire rope.