2-29. LOAD HANDLING SYSTEM (LHS) (CONT).
Picking Up a Flatrack in Auto Mode.
If LHS had previously been used in Manual Mode and not
completely stowed in Auto Mode, the hook arm cylinders
must be completely extended or the LHS must be
completely stowed using Auto Mode before the flatrack
can be loaded. Failure to comply may result in damage to
the truck and flatrack.
Start truck (Para 2-15).
The amount of time to load and unload is controlled by
engine speed. Engine speed can be increased to
approximately 1,500 rpm to reduce loading and unloading
Set transmission range selector (7) to Reverse (R) and back truck up to
flatrack. Stop at approximately five ft. (1.5 m) from hook-bar (8). Check
for overhead obstructions and firmness of the ground.
Apply service brake pedal (9) and set transmission range selector (7) to