ADJUSTING TAILGATE OPENING (Cont).
To reduce interference between tailgate chain and tailgate locking linkage, chain
must pass through chain latch from the outside inward.
In preparation for dumping load, with tailgate closed, lift chain out of slot (2) of chain latch (1).
Adjustment must be made equally on both sides of tailgate.
Lengthen or shorten chain length by pulling links through chain latch (1).
Secure adjustment by sliding chain into slot (2).
ADJUSTING MCS GATE OPENINGS (M917A1 W/MCS).
Use extreme caution when adjusting MCS gate openings. NEVER adjust gate
openings when gates are open. Failure to follow this warning could result in
injury to personnel.
Keep hands and feet away from gate openings at all times. Failure to follow this
warning could result in injury to personnel.
Adjust MCS gate openings with engine on and MCS air system pressurized.
When dump truck is transporting a load or when it is parked, MCS gates must be kept locked.
Gates are locked by placing locking pins (2) in top hole in adjustment tubes (1).