OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This WP contains instructions for safely operating the M969A3 Semitrailer under usual conditions.
Operation under unusual conditions is covered in WP 0008 00.
Perform all "Before" Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) prior to
operating the semitrailer.
Review all prime mover operating instructions prior to connecting/disconnecting operations. Use of BII
from prime mover may be required.
CONNECTING PRIME MOVER TO M969A3
The M969A3 is ONLY authorized to be towed by the following
prime movers WITH ABS: M915A2, M915A3, M915A4, M1088
(FMTV), and M931/M932 Series. Failure to follow this warning
may result in severe injury or death to personnel.
All personnel must stand clear of prime mover and M969A3
prior to connecting. Failure to follow this warning may result
in severe injury or death to personnel.
Prepare prime mover for coupling and operation.
The M915 Series prime movers are the only prime movers that
require the use of the upper coupler plate spacer. All other
prime movers require the spacer to be removed for safe and
level towing. Removal/installation of spacer (WP 0082 00) to
M969A3 may be necessary prior to connecting prime mover.