Check bushing (11) for excessive wear. If
bushing is excessively worn or missing,
replace slack adjuster.
Loosen adjusting pawl (12) from slack
Tighten adjusting pawl (12) on slack
adjuster (13) and tighten to 180 to 240 lb-in
Turn adjusting nut only to the
left. Rotating nut in the wrong
direction will damage pawl teeth.
The torque must remain less than
25 lb-in (3 N.m). If torque value
exceeds specifications, slack
adjuster is not working correctly.
Refer to Para 4-36 and replace
Check slack adjuster (13) by rotating
adjusting nut (14) to the left with a lb-in
torque wrench. Turn gear (15) 360 degrees
by turning adjusting nut (14) 22 rotations.