CARGO BED COVER (CBC), TYPE IV, 5 T CARGO TRUCK, MTV, AND MTV TRAILER
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
Lowering the upper extendable portion of the CBC. Once all the lifting/locking assemblies are in their
stowed positions, the winch assembly must be used to lower the upper extendable portion of the CBC to
its fully retracted position.
While positioned in front of the winch assembly, install the ratchet handle (1) (if not already in place) by
engaging the male portion (2) of the handle with the female socket (3) located just inside the round
opening (4) in the winch cover (5).
Move the lever (6) on the back of the ratchet handle (1) to the left so that the handle engages positively
when turned in a counter-clockwise direction.
Be sure to position the lever on the back of the ratchet handle so as to
LOWER the upper portion of the CBC. If the CBC is moving upward
while turning the ratchet STOP IMMEDIATELY. Extending the upper
portion of the CBC past the warning mark will cause undue stress to the
cables and may cause the cables to snap and the upper section of the
CBC to drop. Failure to stop at the warning mark when extending the
CBC may result in severe injury.
Do not enter the interior of the CBC while in the process of lowering the
upper section. Personnel should be positioned outside the CBC and
reach into the personnel door opening to operate the winch. Standing
inside the CBC while the upper section is being lowered may result in
Be sure to return the lower roof access step to its upright, stowed
position prior to retracting the CBC. Failure to stow the lower roof access
step will cause damage to the upper section and the step as the upper
section is lowered.
Begin turning the ratchet handle (1) in a counter-clockwise direction until the upper extendable section (7)
of the CBC begins to lower. As the upper section lowers, it will be necessary to assume a crouched
Continue to lower the upper portion of the CBC until it stops and the underside of the roof (8) is just above
the upper edge (9) of the lower section.
When the upper portion of the CBC has been lowered completely, remove the ratchet handle (1) (if
desired) and stow in a protected location.
Exit the the personnel door opening. Close and latch the remaining upper section of the personnel door.
The Cargo Bed Cover is now in its fully retracted position.