The main winch has an inhaul capacity of 90,000 lb (40,824 kg) maximum, using a single-part line on bare drum (3 to 5 wraps
minimum of cable on bare drum and not to exceed the first layer).
LOAD TEST REQUIREMENT--Load testing of main winch is mandatory, prior to use, under any
of the following requirements: (1) When new. (2) Following any repairs, disassembly and assembly,
adjustments, or parts replacement, of main winch. (3) When modifications are made that could affect
the strength or lifting capabilities of the vehicle.
Load testing will be accomplished by support maintenance activities.
Refer to the TESTING section below for the detailed step-by-step procedure.
If your vehicle has main winch assembly 8739010-11 or 8739010-1, send winch assembly to depot
maintenance for removal of anti-chatter kit.