Change 5 2-55
the disabled vehicle is in the
SPRUNG position. If necessary, manually
extend bump stops (p 2-114).
Disconnect final drives (p 2-116).
Remove two tow shackles (1) from dIs-
abled vehicle and store in vehicle.
Attach tow bar (2) to tow lugs (3) of
disabled vehicle and pintle hook (4) of
Shift transmission shift lever (5) to N
(neutral) in towed vehicle.
When towing the vehicle at night, lights
should be tumed on to suit the tactical
situation. All other switches and controls
should be OFF.
Disconnect final drives before
towing to prevent damage to
the steer unit.
Turn towing vehicle in a wide
arc to prevent undue strain on
uspension of disabled vehicle
and tow bar.
Do not tow disabled vehicles
over 5 mph (8 km/h).
Use a tow bar when towing a
disabled vehicle with the final
drives disconnected. When
towing a disabled vehicle in N
(neutral), there is a danger of
the towed vehicle overrunning
the towing vehicle.
The apron Cylinders can be
damaged if the vehicle is towed
from the front. Use the rear tow
brackets or shackels only to
tow the M9.