16-40. LOAD HANDLING SYSTEM (LHS) MIDDLE FRAME REPAIR (CONT).
Main cylinder weighs 325 lbs (148 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to removal to
prevent possible injury to personnel.
Left and right main cylinders are removed the same way.
Attach lifting device to left main cylinder (1).
Use care when removing retaining rings. Retaining rings are under tension and can act as
projectiles when released causing injury to personnel.
Using lifting device, support left main cylinder (1) and remove retaining ring (2), shim (3) and pivot
Lower left main cylinder (1) out of middle frame (5).
Remove lifting device from left main cylinder (1).
Repeat Steps (1) through (4) for right main cylinder (1).