Corrosion preventive compound contains alkali. Do not get in eyes. Wear goggles/safety
glasses when using. Avoid contact with skin. In case of contact, immediately wash area with
soap and water. If eyes are contacted, flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least 15
minutes and get immediate medical attention.
Coat outside diameter of spacer (7) and two
adapters (6) with corrosion preventive
Install spacer (7) in trailing beam (2).
The trailing beam weighs 150 lbs
(68 kg). Use a hydraulic jack to
support axle end of trailing beam
prior to installation to prevent
possible injury to personnel.
The following step may require
use of a soft faced hammer to
position trailing beam.
With the aid of an assistant and a hydraulic
jack, position trailing beam (2) on axle
Install two adapters (6) in trailing beam (2).
Apply lubricating oil to threads of screw (5).
With the aid of an assistant, install
washer (4), screw (5), washer (4) and
locknut (3) on trailing beam (2). Tighten
locknut to 210 to 240 lb-ft (285 to 325 N.m).
Remove hydraulic jack from trailing
Install axle air bag, (Para 14-4).
Install stowage box and stowage box bracket, (TM 9-2320-364-20) (right trailing beam).
Align/adjust steering system, (Para 12-8).
Tighten fuel tank straps, (TM 9-2320-364-20).
Remove wheel chocks, (TM 9-2320-364-10).
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