MAINTENANCE OF THE HEMTT - OD1662 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
Two front-and two rear towing eyes.
(7) Manual-release-type rear pintle hook which will allow
towing a trailer.
In the following subparagraphs we
will discuss the location of components for each of the seven
models of the M977 FOV.
M977 through M985 (figure 9 on the following page).
(a) Personnel Cab (A).
Provides protection from weather
for the crew and vehicle controls, gages, and indicators.
(b) Engine Compartment (B). The engine supplies-power to
move the vehicle and operate equipment and accessories.
(c) Ether Canister (C).
Contains ether for use as a cold
weather starting aid.
(d) Air Cleaner (D). Filters out dust and debris from the
(e) Tire Davit
lower the spare tire.
Stores, cools, and filters
(g) Fuel Tank (G).
Stores fuel used to operate the
Receives excess fuel not used by the engine's fuel
(h) No. 3 Driving Axle (H).
Supports the weight of the
vehicle and transmits power to the hubs to turn the rear wheels.