Do not attempt to operate cargo shell door forward latch. The cargo
shell door is not to be opened from inside the vehicle. Opening cargo
shell door from inside the vehicle may cause damage to equipment or
injury to personnel.
For ease of operation, a grab-hold loop can be attached to the cargo
door strap at the discretion of unit commander. Notify unit
maintenance for installation of grab-hold loop.
It may be necessary to lift cargo shell door past the FULL OPEN
position for installation or removal of the rear hatch support.
a. Raising Cargo Shell Door.
Pull door handle (1) upward and release. Push door (2) open, until door (2) will
open automatically to full open position. Insert rear hatch support (5) into stop plate (6).
b. Lowering Cargo Shell Door.
Remove rear hatch support (5) from stop plate (6). Pull on strap (3) to lower door
(2) then slam shut. Ensure door (2) is locked by observing alignment of door surface
with cargo shell surface side and bottom edges (4).