CHAPTER 4 ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
4-1. Inspection and Servicing Equipment
Make a complete visual inspection of equipment, checking for loss or damage which may have occurred
Inspect engine accessories to make sure they are securely mounted and in good working condition.
Inspect all winch controls to see that they are intact and working properly.
Inspect engine instrument panel for missing parts or damage.
With torque converter disengaged, use a crowbar to turn drum gears enough to insure that gears will turn
Refer to lubrication chart (Fig. 3-1) and service the winch assembly.
Perform organizational maintenance preventive maintenance checks and services TM 55-1930-209-14 &
P-19, Chapter 18.
4-2. Installation and Setting Up Instructions
Winch must be anchored laterally to prevent slippage sideways under a heavy load.
Always stand behind the winch during operation. Only the operator should be forward of the
Provide adequate space on all sides of the winch for access to operate and service.
Provide suitable rigid foundation.
Refer to figure 4-1 for mounting winch assembly on skid or barge deck.
Use a suitable hoist with at least 20,000 pounds capacity to lift and lower unit onto suitable blocking
approximately 9-12 inches high. Slip aluminum skids under sides of winch frame and install the nuts, bolts and
lockwashers. It is not necessary to torque these bolts.