2-43. REMOVING AND INSTALLING LIFTING FRAME FROM PLS
TRUCK IN FLATRACK MODE (CONT).
Installing Lifting Frame Onto PLS Truck in Flatrack Mode.
Lifting frame weighs 1,600 lbs. (725 kg). Personnel must stay
clear when installing or removing lifting frame to LHS hook arm
hook. Failure to comply may result in injury or death to
Sliders must be deployed before operating LHS in container
mode for proper LHS cycle. Failure to comply will result in
hook arm extending too far and lifting frame may contact rear of
truck. Lifting frame could become unhooked and cause injury
or death to personnel.
Ensure lifting frame is free of snow, ice, and mud when
installing on LHS. Lifting frame may be unbalanced and may
cause injury or death to personnel.
For detailed instructions on how to operate the LHS on the
truck, refer to (Para 2-29a.) LHS Controls and Indicators,
(Para 2-29b.) Picking-up a Flatrack in Auto Mode, and
(Para 2-29c.) Off-Loading Flatrack in Auto Mode.
Ensure truck is in container mode (Para 2-32).
Start engine (Para 2-15).