CARGO BED COVER (CBC), TYPE IV, 5 T CARGO TRUCK, MTV, AND MTV TRAILER
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
RETRACTING THE CARGO BED COVER
Any excess snow or ice should be cleared from the roof, side walls, and
personnel door hinges of the Cargo Bed Cover before the CBC is
extended or retracted. Excess snow or ice will increase the weight of the
upper section of the CBC and place excessive strain on the
Refer to WP 0006 entitled "Operation Under Unusual Conditions" for
more information on raising and lowering the CBC under conditions of
excess snow and/or ice.
REMOVING AND STOWING THE LOWER PERSONNEL DOOR PANEL
Before retracting the CBC, the lower personnel door (1) must be removed and stowed.
To remove the lower personnel door panel, remove the hair pin cotter (2) that secures the lower door
latch rod (3) to the door latch mechanism (4).
Slide the door latch rod (3) up and out of the guides (16) on the lower panel (1).
Slide the rod (3) horizontally through the guide (5) on the upper personnel door panel (6).
Install the hairpin cotter (2) removed earlier in place on the door latch mechanism (4).
Be sure to support the lower personnel door panel with a free hand
before removing the three hand knobs with threaded studs that secure
the lower door panel to the upper door panel. Removing the hand knobs
with threaded studs without supporting the door panel will permit the
assembly to fall freely, causing possible injury and damage to the lower