1-8. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS - cont.
Flatbed Cargo Trailer (Models WPES-10 and H-9518-1). Refer to figure 1-4. The trailer provides a mobile
platform for the ROWPU. The trailer includes an emergency and automatic parking brake function that is activated
when the air hoses are disconnected from the towing vehicle.
LIFT EYES (1). Four lift eyes permit hoisting of trailer and attached ROWPU. Two towing eyes are located on the
front of the trailer frame.
SPARE TIRE AND CARRIER (2). Spare tire is used to replace flat or defective tire. Carrier raises, lowers and
supports spare tire on the trailer frame.
TAIL LIGHTS (3). Composite blackout-stoplight and tail light assemblies provide stop, turn, and driving lights
during night towing operations.
WHEELS AND SUSPENSION (4).
Provides shock and vibration dampening during towing.
MANUAL STORAGE BOX (5). Provides storage for technical manuals and related documents.
LEVELING JACKS (6). Four leveling jacks support and level the trailer when disconnected from the towing
vehicle. Handles to operate the jack are stowed under the trailer frame.
SAFETY CHAINS (7). Two safety chains connect to the towing vehicle to prevent loss of trailer in the event of
lunette or pintle failure.
LUNETTE (8). Connects trailer to pintle hook of towing vehicle.
ELECTRICAL CABLE (9). Connects electrical system of trailer to the towing vehicle. Distributes electrical power
to the tail lights.
AIR BRAKE HOSES ( IO). Two brake hoses connect trailer airbrake system to towing vehicle. Two hangers on
the frame provide storage and prevent damage to the hoses when not in use.
AIR TANK (11). Stores air when the trailer is disconnected from the towing vehicle.
PORTABLE STEP (12). Aids personnel in climbing onboard ROWPU trailer.
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