T h e notched rod on hand
throttle (1 ) will allow placing it
in the "locked out" position at
any point. Carefully select a
moderate operating speed with
the throttle lever in vertical
position. The throttle lever will
hold in place.
(6) Slowly release clutch pedal (10), and pull the load. Adjust the hand throttle (11) as
necessary to allow the winch to operate smoothly at a moderate speed. Rough or jerky
operation can cause broken shear pins, broken cables, damaged equipment, or personnel injury.
(7) When load is recovered, stop the winch by depressing clutch pedal (10) and placing
winch control lever (7) in N (neutral) position. Release clutch pedal (10) and engage hinged
lock on winch control lever (7).
e. Winding Winch Cable on drum.
(1) Place a load on end of cable. If no load is available, attach cable to a tree or any other
stationary object at same ground level as truck.
(2) Start and run the engine with gearshift lever (6) in N (neutral) position.
(3) Depress clutch pedal (10), disengage winch control hinge lock and place winch
control lever (7) in L (low) position.
(4) On wrecker models, apply service brakes (9) to unlock electric brake lock and to
release service brake pedal (9).
(5) Release handbrake (8) and clutch pedal (10). While the cable is being wound on
drum, as the truck moves forward, apply light pressure on brake pedal (9) to ensure a tight,
Be sure the first layer of coils is wound evenly and that each successive layer starts
back across drum properly. If necessary, hammer or push the coils in place with a
block of wood to ensure a closely wrapped cable.
(6) When cable is wound on drum. stop the winch by depressing clutch pedal (10) and
placing winch control lever (7) in N (neutral) position. Release clutch pedal (10) and engage
hinged lock on winch control lever (7).