OPERATION - Continued
· In case of emergency while the remote control unit is in use, push the emergency stop
switch to shut down operation of the LHS.
· During all vehicle operations, the operator will drive and be responsible for the operation
of the LHS cab control box. The assistant acts as a ground guide and will be responsible
for directing the operator using hand signals, operating the remote control box and winch,
and assisting the operator as needed.
Check transfer site for 22 ft 2 in. (6.7 m) overhead clearance, ground firmness, and level ground.
If the BAP is loaded, ensure load is properly secured.
· When operating vehicle with palletized load system (PLS) trailer, the heaviest loaded
BAP must always be placed on the vehicle. Failure to comply may result in serious injury
or death to personnel.
· Ensure trailer air system is pressurized prior to beginning transfer or flatrack locks may
not engage properly. Failure to comply may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
· Air pressure in trailer air system must be sufficient to retract trailer locks or damage to
trailer locks may occur while attempting to load the BAP on trailer. If air pressure is not
sufficient, use vehicle to charge trailer air system using trailer air-charging hose. If air
system cannot retract trailer locks, use manual trailer lock retract procedure. Refer to TM
9-2330-385-10. Failure to comply may result in damage to equipment.
· Ensure both trailer locks are fully retracted. Failure to comply may result in damage to
Push in on knob (Figure 1, Item 1), and retract both left and right trailer locks (Figure 1, Item 2). Ensure lock
indicator pins (Figure 1, Item 3) are fully retracted.
Figure 1. Retract Trailer Locks.
Ensure two hydraulic hoses (Figure 2, Item 4) are in the stowed location connections (Figure 2, Item 5).