12-28.1. 10,500 LB HYDRAULIC WINCH CABLE REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Cotter pin (Appendix G, Item 31)
General Safety Instructions
Wear leather gloves when handling
Gloves must be worn when handling winch cable or severe
personnel injury may result.
Unwind winch cable (2) from drum assembly (1) (TM 9-2320-387-10).
2. Remove capscrew (4), terminal (3), and winch cable (2) from drum assembly (1).
3. Remove cotter pin (7), clevis pin (5), and hook (6) from winch cable (2). Discard cotter pin (7).
Install clamp on winch cable to keep wires from shearing or
breaking. Refer to appendix D, fig. D-102 for instructions.
Install hook (6) on winch cable (2) with clevis pin (5) and cotter pin (7).
When installing cable on drum assembly, route cable in through
fairlead assembly, under drum, and install on top of drum.
Failure to do so may cause damage to cable and winch.
It may be necessary to place the drumlock handles in FREE to
route the winch cable through the rear winch mounting bracket,
reinforcement plate, and roller assembly. Place drumlock handle
back to ENGAGED position to prevent cable from unwrapping
Route winch cable (2) through fairlead assembly (8), under drum assembly (1), and install
terminal (3) on drum assembly (1) with capscrew (4).
The winch cable must be spooled on the drum according to the
direction of rotation label on the winch or brake will not function.
Winch cable must be installed on drum under a load of at least
500 lb (227kg) or outer wraps will draw into inner wraps and
damage winch cable.
Install winch cable (2) on drum assembly (1) (TM 9-2320-387-10).