Oil, Hydraulic (Item 34, Appendix B)
This task covers:
c. Follow-On Maintenance
Engine OFF, (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Wheels chocked, (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Main cylinder manifold removed, (Para 17-16)
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanics
(Item 240, Appendix F)
Pliers, Retaining Ring (Item 153, Appendix F)
Wrench Torque (0-175 lb ft [0-237 N.m])
(Item 277, Appendix F)
Wooden Block (2) (Appendix C)
Lifting Device, Minimum Capacity 2500 lbs
17-15. LOAD HANDLING SYSTEM (LHS) MAIN CYLINDER REPLACEMENT.
Materials/Parts - Continued
Sealing Compound (Item 56, Appendix B)
Locknut (Item 175, Appendix E)
Main cylinder weighs 325 lbs (148 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior removal to
prevent possible injury to personnel.
Use care when removing retaining rings. Retaining rings are under tension and can act as
projectiles when released and could cause severe eye injury.
Attach lifting device to main cylinder (1).
With the aid of an assistant, support main cylinder (1) using lifting device and remove retaining ring (2),
shim (3) and pivot pin (4) from middle frame (5) and cylinder (1).