PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT
Tools and Special Tools
Lifting Device (300-lb minimum capacity)
To maintain the vehicle s transportability profile (for rail and air transport), the lift frame and stowage
assembly can be lowered to make the overall height of the E-CHU components below the cab height of both
the PLS and HEMTT-LHS.
This work package contains instructions for preparing the E-CHU for rail/air shipment.
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Perform these procedures with vehicle stationary, parking brake applied, neutral gear selected, engine ON,
MODE switch set to AUTO, and PTO switch ON (HEMTT only) (PLS: TM 9-2320-364-14&P,
HEMTT: TM 9-2320-326-14&P).
Lifting cables, chains, hooks, and slings used for lifting must be in good condition
and of suitable capacity.
Improper use of lifting device and improper attachment of cables may cause injury
to personnel and damage to equipment. Observe all standard rules of safety.
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and
use assistance during procedure. Ensure any lifting device used is in good
condition and of suitable load capacity. Keep clear of heavy parts supported only
by lifting device.
Failure to follow these warnings may result in injury or death to personnel. Seek
medical attention in the event of an injury.
Hook arm weighs 200 lb (91 kg).
Attach sling and lifting device to hook arm (Figure 1, Item 1).