If MAIN WINCH SHIFT lever (1) will not
engage In LOW or HIGH, slowly move MAIN
WINCH operating lever (2) to PAYOUT while
keeping pressure on shift lever.
Move MAIN WINCH operating lever (2) forward to pay out cable or back to inhaul cable.
Do not reel in cable under load in HIGH gear. Reel in cable under a load heavy
enough to keep cable tight and off ground.
When releasing MAIN WINCH operating lever (2), it will return to HOLD and cable will stay where it
Main winch capacities. Main winch is capable of a maximum load of about 90,000 lb (40,824 kg). If using a
two-part line, system is capable of inhauling a load of about 180,000 lb (81,648 kg) using the 90-ton (81.6-
metric-ton) snatch block. These loads can be used only when main winch cable is almost fully payed out.
Attach 90-ton (81.6-metric-ton) snatch block to disabled vehicle and line to towing eye in center front of