OPERATION OF FRONT WINCH (Contd)
If load is on a slope, block. wheels of lead before loosening cable.
Briefly push front winch control lever (4) forward to WINCH. Cable (7) will unwind (loosen) to permit
removal of snatch block (8).
Remove snatch block (8) and utility chain (9).
Continue winding operation.
Lifting and Lowering Loads.
A-frame kit is installed and rigged by unit maintenance.
Vehicle will become charged with electricity if A-frame contacts or breaks high-voltage wire. Do
not leave vehicle while charged with high-voltage. Notify nearby personnel to have electrical
power turned off. Failure to do this may result in injury or death.
Do not lower load without a ground guide. Direct all personnel to stand clear of lifting operation.
Swinging loads may cause injury or death.
Do not winch out line loads for distances greater than 10 ft (3 m), as this may result in damage to
Do not attempt to lift loads heavier than 3, 000 lb (1, 362 kg), as this may result in damage to the
Rig winch to load (task c).
To lift load, follow same winding instructions as in task d.