motor ports. If the winch being removed is a free-fall type
winch, disconnect the drain line attached to the free-fail
GENERAL. Various models of free-fall and non free-fall
Gearmatic winches have been used on this machine. Instruc-
4. Attach a suitable lifting device to the winch to support
tions for removing and installing the winches are provided
it while the mounting capscrews are removed.
later in this topic.
Repair of these winches is covered in Instruction Manuals
5. Remove the mounting capscrews and the hardened flat
prepared by Gearmatic. These manuals can be obtained by
washers. Lift the winch from the machine using the lifting
contacting the nearest Gearmatic Dealer, or by contacting
device, and remove it to a suitable repair area.
Gearmatic at the following address:
INSTALLATION. Use the following procedure to install a
Gearmatic Company, Ltd.
new or overhauled winch:
7400 132nd Street
North Surrey, B.C., Canada
1. Position the winch on the winch mounting Install the
mounting capscrews with a hardened washer on each cap-
To assist the user of this manual, the various Gearmatic
screw finger tight.
winches have been tabulated and cross referenced from
2. Measure clearance (Y) with feeler gauges et points (A
P&H Part Number to Gearmatic Model Number below.
and B) as indicated in Figure 5J-1. Also measure clearance
(Z) at points (A end B).
P&H PART NUMBER
GEARMATIC MODEL NUMBER
1 1 S-C-R
Figure 5J-1. Winch Clearances
For good alignment, clearance (Y) should be equal when
measured at points (A end B) within 0.005 inch (0.127
REMOVAL. It is recommended that the winch be removed
mm). Clearance (Z) should also be equal when measured at
from the machine when repairs are required. To remove the
(A and B) within 0.005 inch (0.127 mm). Clearance (Y)
winch, proceed as follows:
does not however have to be equal to clearance (Z).
1. Unreeve the bottom block, end either remove the wire
3. If the clearances measured at points (A end B) are not
rope or wind the rope onto the winch end secure it.
within 0.005 inch (.127 mm), install shims under one
corner of the winch base until clearance et points (A end B)
2. Disconnect the winch drum turn indicator, if quipped.
is within 0.005 inch (0.127 mm) when the winch is bolted
3. Disconnect the hydraulic lines attached to the winch
to its mounting.