LOADING AND UNLOADING ABLE PAYLOAD WITH MINE CLEARING BLADE ATTACHED (CONT)
(23) Remove hitch pin (26) and crowbar (27) from rear of semitrailer below loading ramps. Reinstall hitch pin
Raise ramps perpendicular to platform and adjust ramp span width fully outboard per TM 9-2330-381-14.
Start and run Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) per TM 9-2330-381-14.
Release semitrailer parking brakes by pushing inward on knob of brake release valve (28).
Adjust platform height per TM 9-2330-381-14 to loading position as follows:
(a) Raise front of semitrailer to 50 inches (127 cm), top mark on crowbar.
(b) Lower rear of semitrailer to approximately 34 inches (86 cm), bottom mark on crowbar.
(c) Lower rear support legs until feet are in firm contact with ground. Turn adjusting nut, as necessary, to
position socket head screw outboard and close cover.
(28) Unhook loading ramp stow chains and lower loading ramps to ground per TM 9-2330-381-14.
(29) Apply semitrailer parking brakes by pulling outward on knob of brake release valve (28).
(30) Aline and install two curb guides (15) into second hole inboard from platform edge at beavertail just in front
of each loading ramp. Ensure that pin side of each curb guide (15) faces outward from center of platform.