Operation Under Unusual Conditions (Cont)
2-41. SELF-RECOVER VEHICLE USING SELF-RECOVERY WINCH (CONT).
Check that winch cable (10) is not caught on vehicle or any other
When Soldier A operates winch controls, Soldier B takes cover in
protected area away from winch (11) and winch cable (10).
Make sure all personnel are clear of winch (11) and winch cable (10).
Keep all personnel clear of area near winch cable when
tension is on cable. If winch cable breaks, it can cause
severe injury or death.
If winch does not move vehicle, stop using winch,
overheat damage may result.
Set PTO ENGAGE switch (2) to ON.
Move winch shift lever (5) to IN until slack is out of cable.
Move winch shift lever (5) to center position.
Self-recovery winch is not designed to winch mired
vehicle by itself. Vehicle drive system power must
always be used with winch to self-recover vehicle, or
damage to equipment can result.
Make sure TRANSFER CASE shift lever (24) is set to LO.
(44) Make sure TRACTION CONTROL lever (25) is set to INTER-AXLE