16-8. TENSION LINK REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Remove two screws (10), washers (11),
bushings (12) and lock pins (13) from
boom (14) and tension link (3).
Long pin also holds in mast and
erection cylinder. Be careful to
drive out pin only as far as
needed to remove tension
cylinder to prevent possible
injury to personnel.
Drive pin toward front of truck.
Drive pin (15) out far enough to free tension
Remove tension link (3) from boom (14).
Remove lifting device from tension link (3).
Attach lifting device around tension link (3).
With the aid of an assistant, align tension
link (3) on boom (14) and install pin (15).
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing
compounds can burn easily, can
give off harmful vapors, and are
harmful to skin and clothing. To
avoid injury or death, keep away
from open fire and use in well-
ventilated area. If adhesive,
solvent, or sealing compound
gets on skin or clothing, wash
immediately with soap and
Apply sealing compound to threads of two
Install two lock pins (13) and bushings (12)
with washers (11) and screws (10). Tighten
screws to 135 lb-ft (183 N.m).