COUPLING TRAILER TO TOWING VEHICLE - CONTINUED
COUPLING TRAILER - Continued
Position of assistant must be known at all times. Do not allow anyone to
stand between towing vehicle and trailer, behind trailer, or crawl under trailer
tongue during coupling of towing vehicle to trailer. Failure to comply may
result in serious injury or death to personnel.
Do not place hands near pintle towing hook when coupling/uncoupling trailer
drawbar assembly and pintle towing hook. Towing vehicle may move suddenly.
Failure to comply may result in injury to personnel.
In order to center trailer drawbar assembly in pintle towing hook, it may be necessary
to raise or lower landing gear.
Step (5) requires the aid of an assistant.
Back up towing vehicle slowly until trailer drawbar assembly (3) is centered in pintle towing hook
Perform towing vehicle operating procedures to put towing vehicle in park.
7. Close pintle towing hook (2)
8. Install cotter pin (1) in pintle towing hook (2).