2-4. BODY EQUIPMENT CONTROLS AND INDICATORS (Contd)
Item and Function
LIFTING BRACKETS on rear and front of van body allow lifting van body from chassis.
LADDER RACK (M934/A1/A2 models) holds ladders.
CLEARANCE AND BLACKOUT LIGHTS are controlled from vehicle cab.
VAN BODY EXPANDING AND RETRACTING WRENCH (stowed in bracket on inner part of rear door) fits over
ratchets (12). Wrench is turned counter- clockwise to expand left van side and clockwise to expand right van side.
RATCHET is turned by expanding and retracting wrench (11) to expand and retract van sides.
LOCKING PLUNGERS (located below left and right rear doors) are pushed downward to release ratchets (11) and
pawls (14) before expanding or retracting sides. Plungers are pulled upward to lock van sides in expanded or
PAWL attached to locking plunger (13) locks ratchet (12). Pawl releases ratchet when locking plunger (13) is