Pay out cable (9) so that cable will extend beyond rear of truck. Release
winch control lever (8).
Push the winch control lever (8) forward or use the free spooling feature of
winch (Para 2-45d) to pull cable to stationary object.
When cable (9) is let out to tree, another heavy truck, or other stationary
and heavy object, release winch control lever (8).
Do not operate winch while personnel are working on or
around cable guides. Severe injury to arms, hands, and
fingers may result if cable moves while working with cable
and cable guides.
Refer to Para 2-45b and inspect cable.
Check that cable (9) is not caught on truck or any other objects.
There must always be at least five wraps of cable on winch.
If load is applied with less than five wraps of cable on winch,
cable may come loose from anchor point on drum.
Check for at least five wraps of cable (9) left on winch (14). If at least five
wraps of cable are not left on winch, stop using self-recovery winch.