21-30. CONTAINER HANDLING UNIT (CHU) SHORT STRUT AND PIN BRACKET
This task covers:
g. Follow-On Maintenance
Antiseize Compound (Item 21, Appendix C)
Sealing Compound (Item 83, Appendix C)
Engine OFF, (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Wheels chocked, (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Slider arm in container mode,
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanics: Automotive
(Item 74, Appendix G)
Compressor Unit, Air (Item 11, Appendix G)
Gloves, Chemical Oil Protective
(Item 28, Appendix G)
Goggles, Industrial (Item 30, Appendix G)
Gun, Air Blow (Item 31, Appendix G)
Pliers, Retaining Ring (Item 49, Appendix G)
There are two pin bracket
assemblies. Both are
removed the same way.
Right side is shown.
Do not support slider arm
with flip lock.
With the aid of an assistant, remove quick
release pin (1) and pin (2) from short strut
(3) and long strut (4).
With the aid of an assistant, rotate slider arm
(5) toward front of truck.
Use care when removing springs.
Springs are under tension and can
act as projectiles when released
and could cause injury to
Unhook spring (6) from wire (7).