TAIL LIFT OPERATION. ENSURE PERSONNEL ARE CLEAR FROM UNDER THE TAIL LIFT
PLATFORM BEFORE LOWERING THE TAIL LIFT. FAILURE TO HEED THIS INSTRUCTION
COULD CAUSE SEVERE INJURY TO PERSONNEL.
Releasing the Tail lift and Far Bank Support
Remove the two transportation securing straps restraining the tail lift.
Remove the tail lift pendant with the attached umbilical cable from its stowage box located
on the left of the vehicle next to the battery box.
Remove the dust cover from the tail lift umbilical connection mounted at the left side of the
launch vehicle, aft of the fifth wheel axle.
Check the emergency stop button on the tail lift pendant is released by turning the knob
clockwise in the direction of the arrows.
Connect the tail lift umbilical cable to the tail lift vehicle connection point (see Figure 3. 6).
Make sure the switch lights on the tail lift pendant are illuminated.
In the launch vehicle cab (Figure 3. 5), to the right of the driving position, on the left side
of the center console, set the 4-position mode selector rotary switch from position 1 to
position 2 (A-frame DEPLOY). Make sure the PTO engages and the engine rpm goes to
On the interface cabinet press the E STOP RESET button to enable the system to go
through the steps for HIGH IDLE and the production of hydraulic pressure.
ENGAGE ONLYWHEN CTIS/LOCKUP
SELECTION DOES NOT PROVIDE
SUFFICIENTTRACTION FOR CONDITION.
UNLOCKED POSITION AS SOON AS
DO NOT ENGAGETRANSFER CASE1
LOCKUPWHILEWHEELS ARE SLIPPING
ORWHENTURNING A CORNER,
DAMAGETO DRIVELINE MAY RESULT
EMERGENCY STOP OVERRIDE
WHEN SET, EMERGENCY STOP
BUTTONS ARE NOT ACTIVE
Selected in Neutral
OVERRIDE BUTTON ONLY ACTIVE
Park Brake on
WITH ROTARY SWITCH IN POSN 2 + 4
OVERRIDE RESETSTO OFFWHEN
XDCDC SSFGE POSN CHANGED
RESET E-STOP AT INTERFACE PANEL
AFTER PUSHINGTHIS BUTTON
Selected in Neutral. PB on
Make sure the area at the rear of the launch vehicle is clear of personnel.