2-55. PREPARING PLS TRUCK FOR TOWING.
The disabled PLS truck being towed, must have no load or less
load than the PLS towing truck. Failure to follow proper
procedures may cause serious injury or death.
When towing another vehicle do not go over GCWR given by
the data plate on drivers side door. Going over GCWR may
cause damage to disabled and towing truck.
When towing disabled truck, speed must not exceed 35 mph (56
km/h) and towing distance must not exceed 100 miles (161 km).
Failure to comply may result in damage to equipment.
Transfer case of disabled truck must be in Neutral (N) and in
the UNLOCKED position or damage to transfer case may
Transfer case lock-up switch of disabled truck must be in the
OFF position or damage to equipment may result.
Transmission of disabled truck must be set in Neutral (N)
position or damage to transmission may result.
CTIS of disabled truck must be set to highway position or
damage to axles may result.
If truck is being towed because of a steering hydraulic failure
resulting in fluid loss, both output propeller shafts from transfer
case must be disconnected or damage to emergency steering
pump may result. Contact Unit Maintenance to remove