Table 3-1. Troubleshooting (Con't).
TEST OR INSPECTION
WINCH (M916A1 AND M916A2)
WINCH DRUM WILL NOT OPERATE.
Check position of PTO switch and that PTO indicator light is
Place PTO switch in ON position and ensure PTO indicator
light is lit.
Check position of engine speed switch on winch control con-
Place engine speed switch to HIGH position.
Check if winch drum is free from any debris that would prevent
it from turning.
Remove any debris that blocks winch drum.
DO NOT remove fill cap when hydraulic fluid is hot.
Hydraulic tank is pressurized to 5 psi (34 kPa). Remove
cap slowly to prevent burns.
Check hydraulic fluid level.
If hydraulic fluid is low, fill to correct level (Appendix F).
WINCH UNUSUALLY NOISY WHEN OPERATING.
Always wear heavy gloves when handling winch cable.
Never allow cable to run through hands; frayed cable
can cut you. Never operate winch with less than four
turns of cable on drum. Keep cable coils tight and close
together on drum while winching. Failure to follow this
warning may result in injury to personnel.
Check that cable is not twisted, tangled, or causing drum to bind.
Pay out or take up cable and straighten.