R E M O V AL
Use hoist with minimum lifting
capacity of 2000 lb (908 kg) to pre-
vent injury to personnel and damage
Another M578 Recovery Vehicle or
M88A1 Recovery Vehicle may be
used, if available, for lifting.
Lower sling through front of cab and posi-
tion around center of vehicle drum winch
assembly (1). Take up slack until vehicle
drum winch assembly is supported by
Vehicle drum winch assembly
weighs approximately 400 lb
kg); use care when removing. Failure
to observe this warning could result
in injury to personnel and damage to
Remove four hexagon head capscrews (2)
and four Iockwashers (3) from vehicle
drum winch assembly (1).
Using hoist with 2000 lb (908 kg) mini-
mum lifting capacity, lift vehicle drum
winch assembly (1) to make space for 4
in. x 4 in. (10 cm x 10 cm) piece of sup-
port lumber. Place lumber on boom winch
opening end between boom cylinders.
Rotate vehicle drum winch assembly (1)
until winch control cylinder (4) is facing
opening in front of cab.
Remove vehicle drum winch assembly (1)
through opening in front of cab and lower
Remove four socket head capscrews (5),
four Iockwashers (6), and hydraulic motor
(7) from planetary (boom) winch (8).