Operation Under Usual Conditions (Cont)
2-106. HOSEBED COVERS OPEN/CLOSE.
a. Open Hosebed Covers.
Use extreme care when walking on hosebed cover and on
top of vehicle. Be extra careful in wet, icy, or muddy
conditions. Failure to comply may result in personnel
slipping and falling, causing injury or death to personnel.
Unstow right rear access ladder (para 2-104).
Release two latches (1).
Firm grip must be kept on hosebed covers until
support rods are installed to support hosebed covers.
Failure to comply may result in injury to personnel.
Use extra care when opening hosebed covers in the wind.
Hosebed covers could close shut if wind blows them and
support rods are not installed. Failure to comply may
result in injury to personnel.
With a firm grip on grab handle (2), lift up hosebed cover (3).