2-20. VEHICLE TOWING
a. Towing Vehicle With Towbar to Start Engine
Vehicles may be towed to start engines only in emergency cases,
when neither normal starting (paragraphs 2-12 and 2-13) nor
starting by slaving (paragraph 2-18) is possible.
If batterv trouble makes towing necessary, you must override
the electrically-operated fuel shutoff valve. If starter trouble
makes towing necessary, proceed to step (4) below.
(1) Raise engine compartment hood
and secure; refer to paragraph 2-19.
(2) Override electrical fuel shutoff valve
by turning knurled fuel shutoff valve
override screw (1) on emergency fuel shutoff
valve (2) clockwise to closed position.
(3) Lower engine compartment hood
and secure in closed position.
Vehicles with inoperative compressed air system will be towed only
with towbar. Vehicles with compressed air in air reservoirs may be
towed with towbar, tow chain, or tow cable. General instructions
for towing and recovery are given in FM 20-22.
Make sure safety pin has been properly installed and secured in
pintle before proceeding with mission. Failure to comply may
result in injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
(4) Adjust towbar (5) to fully collapsed length and connect to towed vehicle lifting
shackle brackets (3) and to towing vehicle pintle (4). Connect utility chains between
vehicles in the event towbar breaks or becomes disconnected.
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