CARGO BED COVER (CBC), TYPE IV, 5 T CARGO TRUCK, MTV, AND MTV TRAILER
WINCH CABLE ASSEMBLIES
THIS SECTION COVERS:
Personnel Required: Two
Wood, 2 x 4 Sections, 24 inches in length
Tools and Special Tools
General Mechanic Tool Kit
This procedure contains information and instructions to keep the CBC safe and in good working order by
inspecting and replacing the cable assemblies.
Inspect the visible portions of the cable assemblies and ensure that there are no surfaces that are
abraded, cracked, or otherwise damaged that could prevent the cable assemblies from performing in a
PREPARING THE CBC FOR CABLE REPLACEMENT
To replace the any of the cable assemblies used to raise and lower the CBC upper section, a hoisting
sling must be attached to the CBC in order to support the weight of the upper section during the repair.
Attach the hoisting sling to the CBC lifting rings in accordance with the section of WP 0005 entitled
"HOISTING THE CARGO BED COVER USING THE LIFT RINGS". Do not lift the CBC, simply take up
the slack in the hoisting sling cables to support the weight of the upper section.
Raising or lowering of the CBC upper section can be accomplished using the CBC winch if a cable
assembly is damaged but not broken. If one or more cable assemblies are broken, it will be necessary to
use a lifting (hoisting) system to raise and/or lower the CBC upper section in order to install the four equal
Remove the lower Personnel Door and raise/stow the four lifting/locking assemblies as detailed in the
section of WP 0005 entitled "RETRACTING THE CARGO BED COVER".
If one or more cables are broken, use the lifting system to position the CBC upper section to a uniform
height of 24 inches as measured from the underside of the roof to the line below the label "DO NOT
RAISE ABOVE THIS LINE WITH WINCH" located on the side wall. If one or more cables are not broken,
set the ratchet handle to the "LOWER" or "RAISE" position (as required) and raise/lower the upper
section of the CBC to the specified height.