LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS (Cont).
Marker Clearance Lights
Indicate presence of dump body.
Prevents spillage of dump body contents.
Mark outline of dump body.
Maintains stability of raised dump body.
Hydraulic cylinder raises and lowers dump body.
Contains hydraulic fluid.
Support raised, EMPTY dump body for inspection and maintenance.
Provide lift points for dump truck.
Prevent dirt and mud from tires from spraying passers-by or other vehicles.
Include tail, stop, and turn signal lights. Backup lights are located only in
chassis-mounted taillights (TM 9-2320-363-10).
MCS Tailgate (M917A1
Has four electro-pneumatically controlled gates which allow for controlled
spreading of material. Can also operate like a standard tailgate.