DUMPING LOAD - Continued
Preparing To Dump
Position dump truck on level ground. Set parking brake (TM 9-2320-363-10 or TM 9-2320-302-10).
Walk around dump truck and check the following:
Wheels are on firm level ground.
Dump truck is not leaning to one side.
Area behind tailgate is clear.
Overhead clearance is sufficient.
Transport lock is unlocked (3 o'clock position) (WP 0004).
Adjustment chains are intended for use only during spreading operations. Failure to
comply may result in damage to equipment.
Secure mud flaps (Figure 1, Item 1) out of the way on hooks (Figure 1, Item 2) when stockpiling or
when dumping into a spreader.
Figure 1. Securing Mud Flaps.
Adjust tailgate opening if required.