OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - Continued
Back prime mover slowly to front of M967A2. Maneuver prime mover so that kingpin (2) on M967A2
is in line with fifth wheel jaws on prime mover. Stop prime mover before upper coupler plate (1) of
semitailer starts to ride on fifth wheel of prime mover.
Verify M967A2 upper coupler plate (1) height exceeds height of prime mover fifth wheel. Landing
gear legs may need to be raised or lowered accordingly.
Back prime mover under upper coupler plate (1) until kingpin (2) and fifth wheel hook automatically.
Verify kingpin (2) and fifth wheel are engaged and locked. Engage prime mover parking brake.