RECOVERY AND TOWING TECHNIQUES
WARN I N G
Ensure recovery line is strong enough (rated capacity of 150% of gross weight of the
towed machine) and is in good condition.
Attach recovery line only to towing connection points provided on frame.
DO NOT have tension on the recovery line when inspecting it.
DO NOT jerk on recovery line; it may break.
DO NOT allow riders on machine being recovered.
Failure to follow these warnings may result in injury or death to personnel.
C AU T I O N
Recovery of a disabled machine with engine stopped may cause transmission damage.
Transmission will not have lubrication.
If further evacuation is necessary, notify Field Level Maintenance to tow or haul machine
to convenient location for repairs.
N OT E
Towing must be performed by Field Level Maintenance.
Towing With a Running Engine
If the engine is running, the machine can be towed for a short distance. The powertrain and the steering system
must be operable for towing with engine running.
1. Fasten tow line or tow bar to front or rear towing connection points on frame (Figure 2 and Figure 3).
Figure 2. Front Towing Connection Points.