j. Lowering and Raising Tailgate.
Do not press dump TAILGATE RELEASE switch while tailgate is not
connected at the top. Tailgate will fall from dump body. Failure to
comply may result in injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Material is normally dumped from bottom of tailgate.
requirements call for dumping over tailgate, or when cargo is loaded on
dump body, tailgate may be opened from the top. When dumping over
tailgate, tailgate must be positioned at a 45-degree angle or 90-degree
angle. Failure to comply may result in damage to equipment.
Lowering the tailgate all the way down may cause damage to equipment.
Two holes are provided on tailgate for pin and chain. The upper hole allows
tailgate to be lowered to a 45-degree angle and the lower hole provides a
90-degree angle. If tailgate hangs completely down, place pins in holes on
side of dump body.
Both sides of tailgate are lowered/raised the same. Left side shown.
(1) Remove clevis pin (1) and pin (2) from top of dump body (3).
(2) To lower tailgate to 90-degree angle, perform steps (a) through (c).
(a) Remove chain (4) from hole (5) on tailgate (6).
(b) Install chain (4) in hole (7) on tailgate (6).
(c) Lower tailgate (6).