a. Lowering Tailgate.
Do not use tow pintle as a step when entering or exiting vehicle cargo
area. Failure to do so may result in injury to personnel.
The tailgate should not be lowered farther than the length of tailgate
chains. Tailgate chains should always be used to support tailgate
when open. Do not allow tailgate to slam against lifting shackles.
Damage to equipment may occur.
(1) Remove two tailgate chain hooks (2) securing tailgate (1) to rear of vehicle
(2) Lower tailgate (1) and secure with two tailgate chain hooks (2).
b. Raising Tailgate.
(1) Raise two tailgate chain hooks (2) and raise tailgate (1).
(2) Secure tailgate (1) to rear of vehicle body with two tailgate chain hooks (2).