8-2. TROUBLESHOOTING SYMPTOMS (CONT).
Table 8-2. Operator Troubleshooting Procedures
Test or Inspection
PIN ASSEMBLIES WILL NOT TURN.
Is the safety catch and collar in proper position?
If the safety catch and collar are not properly positioned, move to correct positions
If the safety catch and collar are OK, notify Unit Maintenance.
FRONT OR REAR WALL IS DIFFICULT TO LIFT (TOO HEAVY).
Are one or both springs, pulleys, rollers or chains missing or damaged?
If one or both springs, pulleys, rollers or chains are missing or damaged, notify Unit Maintenance.
FRONT OR REAR WALL LOWERS TOO RAPIDLY.
Front wall weighs 1,500 lbs (681 kg). Rear wall weighs 1,200 lbs (545 kg). The flatrack is
equipped with spring-loaded counterbalance mechanisms that allow the wall to be lowered
by two soldiers. Raising and lowering operations must be conducted on level ground. Do
not stand under walls when raising or lowering. Use the aid of an assistant when raising or
lowering the rear wall to prevent serious injury or death to personnel.
One or both springs or chains are broken, notify Unit Maintenance.