4-34. ADJUST BRAKES.
This task covers:
b. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
(Item 50, Appendix J)
Socket Set, 3/8 in. (Item 40, Appendix J)
Wheels chocked, (Para 2-20)
Wrench, Torque (0-60 N.m)
Air system drained, (Para 2-21)
(Item 60, Appendix J)
Button must be pulled out before turning the manual adjusting nut or damage to equipment
This procedure must be performed for each brake.
Refer to Para 2-16 and cage brake chamber (1).
Pull out button (2) from slack adjuster (3).
Turn manual adjusting nut (4) counterclockwise until brake linings (5) contact brake drum (6).
Turn manual adjusting nut (4) clockwise 1/2 turn.