TOW WINCH OPERATION
Traversing foot pedal is
spring-loaded to return to
center position. Keep foot on
pedal at all times when tra-
Secure all doors and remove
all tools and equipment from
hull surface before traversing
Slowly depress rear of traversing foot
pedal (2) to turn cab clockwise.
Slowly release foot pedal to center posi-
tion to stop cab. Start releasing travers-
ing pedal before cab reaches desired
Slowly depress forward end of traversing
foot pedal (3) to turn cab counterclockwise.
Any kinks, crushed sections, or
broken strands are potential
weak points and can cause wire
rope failure. Frayed, kinked,
worn, or corroded ropes must
be replaced. Rope is unsafe if
three broken wires are found in
one strand of 6 x 7 rope, six
broken wires in one strand of 6
x 19 rope, or nine broken wires
in one strand of 6 x 37 rope.
Start hydraulic system. Refer to page
Emplace spade, if required, to increase
winching capacity. Refer to page 2-69.
Lock suspension system. Refer to page
Traverse cab to place tow winch at rear
of vehicle. Refer to page 2-90.