2-28. ELECTRIC WINCH OPERATION (Cont'd)
d. Pulling Load (Cont'd).
Do not fully apply hand throttle during engine NO LOAD condition.
Damage to engine may result.
The electric winch is equipped with an electronic current limiter
switch to prevent winch overload. If winch stops repeatedly during
operation and restarts in approximately five seconds, the electronic
current limiter is being activated, indicating an overload condition.
The electric winch is equipped with a thermal cutoff switch to
prevent winch from overheating. If winch stops during operation, and
does not restart within five seconds, wait approximately two minutes
to let winch cool off and allow thermal switch to reset. If after five
minutes winch is still inoperative, notify unit maintenance.
Engine speed is maintained for battery charging only and will not
change winch operating speed.
Pull hand throttle (1) out until desired engine speed is obtained.
Operate remote control switch (2) to IN or OUT until load has been
e. Securing Winch After Operation.
Winch cable must be wound onto drum under a load of at least 500 lb
(227 kg) or outer wraps will draw into the inner wraps and damage
(1) Wind winch cable (6) until hook (7) is 4 ft (1.2 m) from cable guide (8).
(2) Pull lever (5) out to FREE SPOOL and rotate drum by hand to retrieve
the remaining cable (6).
(3) Remove remote control switch (2) by disconnecting plug (3) from connector (4).
(4) Push lever (5) in to ENGAGED.
(5) Release hand throttle (1).