16-40. LOAD HANDLING SYSTEM (LHS) MIDDLE FRAME REPAIR (CONT).
Use care when removing retaining
rings. Retaining rings are under
tension and can act as projectiles
when released causing injury to
With the aid of an assistant, remove two
retaining rings (15), shims (16) and pivot
pins (17) from middle frame (5). Discard
Do not allow wooden blocks
supporting middle frame to fall
when middle frame is lifted, or
damage to equipment may result.
With the aid of an assistant and using lifting
device, remove middle frame (5) from truck.
Remove lifting device from middle
Seals are removed by prying out.
Remove four seals (1) from middle
frame (2). Discard seals.
Remove two lube fittings (3) from middle
Using removal/installation tool (six pieces),
remove two bushings (4) from middle
frame (2) as shown.