OPERATE WINCH (M548A1) Continued
REEL IN WIRE ROPE
If the winch wire rope snaps, it could injure or kill you. Keep clear of the winch wire rope while
the winch is running.
Pull out the clutch handle lock and move the drum clutch handle to engaged position. Check that the drum lock is in
unlocked position. If the clutch handle doesnt move easily, turn the drum a little by hand.
The winch wont run with the carrier stopped and in gear.
Lock the differential brakes. Place the transmission range selector in N range. Run engine at 650700 rpm.
If the power takeoff gears dont engage, push the control in and repeat Step 2 and Step 3.
Place the transmission range selector in 2-3 range. Pull out the winch power takeoff control.
Release the differential brakes. Push down the accelerator pedal nice and easy so the winch runs smoothly at a moderate
If you need extra power, place the transmission range selector in 1 range.