Operation Under Unusual Conditions (Cont)
Do not use tow bar with M1977-CBT coupler. If tow bar
is used, damage to equipment or injury to personnel
Position towing vehicle so pintle hook is alined with tow
bar lunette eye.
Remove cotter pin (11) from pintle hook (12).
Pull latch (13) away from vehicle and hold.
Lift top of pintle hook (12) and let go of latch (13). Pintle hook will be
Do not put hands near pintle hook while alining lunette
eye with pintle hook. If towing vehicle moves suddenly
it may cause serious injury to personnel.
Soldier A and Soldier B lift tow bar (1) while Soldier C SLOWLY backs
up towing vehicle.
Connect tow bar lunette eye (14) to pintle hook (12).
Pull latch (13) and close top half of pintle hook (12).
Install cotter pin (11) in pintle hook (12).