Work should be done in a clean, dust-free area. Cleanliness is of the utmost importance
when servicing hydraulic equipment. Failure to follow this caution may result in damage
It may be necessary to insert a bar into anchor pocket and manually rotate drum in the
direction to hoist a load until drain holes are aligned.
Remove drain plug (Figure 2, Item 3) and o-ring (Figure 2, Item 4) from winch (Figure 2, Item 2). O-ring is part
of plug. If o-ring is damaged replace plug.
DO NOT remove relief valve unless inspection indicates replacement is necessary.
Remove relief valve (Figure 2, Item 1) from winch (Figure 2, Item 2), if inspection proves necessary.
Weight of winch is approximately 300 lb (136 kg). Use adequate lifting equipment to lift and
support winch. DO NOT lift over personnel or let personnel walk underneath suspended load.
Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death to personnel.
Remove oil level plug (Figure 2, Item 5), o-ring (Figure 2, Item 6), and stand winch on bearing support end.
O-ring is part of plug. If o-ring is damaged replace plug.
Figure 2. Winch Disassembly.