Section IV. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-45. SELF-RECOVERY WINCH (SRW).
Refer to FM 20-22 for additional detailed information on truck
This procedure assumes transfer case is in LOW position and
CTIS is in EMERGENCY position.
Not all trucks are equipped with self-recovery winch.
The self-recovery winch system is designed to allow PLS to recover itself from
mired conditions. Winch may be operated from inside truck cab or from
The self-recovery winch IN/OUT switch (in cab) is used for winching
the truck when it is mired.
The right side control lever at the winch is used to pay out and reel
in cable before and after winching operations.
Free spooling feature is for unwinding cable without hydraulic power.
Truck Self-Recovery (Winching Forward).
Start engine (Para 2-15).