Frame Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
13-24. REAR CROSSMEMBER REMOVAL/INSTALIATION (M983) (M984) (CONT).
Remove two screws (21), nuts (22), washers (23), and trailer connection bracket (24).
Not all models have star-shaped lockwashers. Star-shaped lockwashers are only on
screw closest to pintle.
Remove two screws (25), nuts (26), washers (27), lockwashers (27.1), and trailer connection
Winch is heavy. Keep hands out from under and away from winch at all times.
Winch could drop, causing serious injury.
Steps (14) through (22) apply to M984 vehicles only.
(13) Remove safety pin.
Soldier A raises winch (30) slightly using suitable lifting device while Soldier B removes pin (31).
Soldier A raises winch (30) using suitable lifting device while Soldier B positions suitable
blocking on both sides of frame (32) under winch.
Lower winch (30) on blocking.