2-14. CONTROLLED BRIDGE BAY LAUNCH (continued).
Release parking brake.
Place CBT transfer case in low setting prior to backing Transporter into the
Do not exceed fording depth of Transporter.
If launching interior bay, go to Step m. If this is a ramp bay, go to Step n.
m . Back Transporter into the water and stop when top of back tire hubcap is at the water line (hubcap is in the
n. Back Transporter into the water and stop when top of back tire rim is at the water line (rim is in the water).
Before continuing operations and after entry of Transporter into the water, make
sure parking brake is engaged and Transporter is motionless. Otherwise, parking
brake may slip, allowing Transporter to roll into deeper water and resulting in
damage to equipment.
o. Apply parking brake and place transmission in neutral.
p. Turn HIGH IDLE switch (24) to ON.
When moving LHS hook arm rearward,
make sure winch hydraulic hose lines
are not trapped or damaged.
q. Position HOOK ARM switch (25) to UNLOAD and
release when both hook arm cylinders (26) are
extended approximately 6 inches (15 cm).
6 5 cm