If engine fails to start within thirty seconds, release start button. Allow starter to cool for several minutes.
If engine will not start after three attempts, discontinue, start, and refer to troubleshooting procedures in Table 3-
After engine has started, reset throttle control to desired no-load rpm and allow engine to warm up.
When engine is sufficiently warmed up, ensure drum brakes are set and drum clutches are disengaged. Ensure
that winch heads are clear.
Engage torque converter clutch.
All winch operations can now be conducted from winch operator's console.
Stopping the diesel engine.
Do not utilize the "emergency stop" unless there is an emergency. "Emergency stop" can cause
oil to be sucked through the blower seals, damaging the seals.
Disengage winchdrum clutches and set drum parking brakes.
Reduce engine rpm to less than 1000.
Disengage torque converter clutch.
Run engine at less than half speed for four or five minutes.
Move stoplever to stop position.
Operation of the winch
Starting the Winch
Engage hand operated clutch on torque converter assembly.
Engage rear winch drum to haul, payout, brake, hold, and lock a load.
· DO NOT prolong engaging the drum clutch. This causes unnecessary wear on friction blocks.
· DO NOT hold a load with clutch partially engaged.
· DO NOT apply or release the drum brakes suddenly. Sudden release may put the load out of
control. Sudden application causes dangerous stress on the load cable and machinery.
· Always keep the drum firmly braked while engaging the dog and DO NOT engage a dog while
drum is running out.