c. Dump Truck (M817).
ITEM AND FUNCTION
Dump body control lever raises dump
body when in power up (a) position.
lowers dump body when in power down
(b) position, (neutral is position (c)).
Lever should be in locked position (d)
when hoist is not being operated.
Dump control lever lock prevents
dump body control lever from being
used to raise or lower dump body.
To unlock, move spring-loaded lock
up as far as it will go. To lock, move
down as far as it will go.
Tailgate control rod is used to unlock tailgate latches (14) when pulled forward
and down; locks tailgate when pushed up and back.
Retaining pins secure tailgate upper hinge pins during standard dump operations.
Pins are removed for rocker-type dump operations.
Wing harness hooks secure tailgate wings (16) to side of dump.
Tailgate latches unlock when tailgate control rod (11) is pulled back. Latches lock
tailgate when control rod (11) is pushed forward.
Upper hinges brackets house upper hinge pins by means of retaining pin (12).
Tailgate wings swing to rear of dump body for rocker-type dump operations.
Tailgate wing brackets house upper hinge pins for rocker-type dump operations.