OPERATION OF FRONT WINCH (Contd)
Unwinding Winch Cable.
Free winch cable chain (6) and hook from vehicle.
Pull out drum lock knob (8), rotate 90 degrees, and release.
Wear hand protection when handling winch cable. Do not handle cable
with bare hands. Broken wires may cause injury.
Do not wind out winch cable when attached to load. Load must be wound in only, except when
using A-frame kit. Failure to do this may cause damage to winch brakedrum.
Leave at least four turns of cable on winch drum. Refer to table 1-2 for winch load capacities.
Failure to do this may cause damage to winch.
M936A2 model vehicles do not have a level wind.
On M936/A1 model vehicles:
Pull out level wind lock knob (7), rotate 90 degrees, and release.
Pull out cable tensioner lock knob (10) with left hand and push tensioner lever (9) toward the left side
of the vehicle with right hand. Release lock knob (10).
Pull out required length of cable. Do not allow cable to knot or kink.