4-59. DRAWBAR LIFTING HANDLE/TOW RING/ADJUSTING PIN REPLACEMENT
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing
compounds can burn easily, can
give off harmful vapors and are
harmful to skin and clothing. To
avoid injury or death, keep away
from open fire and use in a well-
ventilated area. If adhesive,
solvent, or sealing compound
gets on skin or clothing, wash
immediately with soap and
Apply a thin film of sealant on tow ring
Install tow ring bracket (9) and
drawbar tow ring (10) on drawbar (1) and
plate (6) with four lower screws (8) and
locknuts (7). Tighten screws to 410 lb-ft
Install two handles (4) and (5) on plate (6)
and drawbar (1) with four upper screws (3)
and locknuts (2). Tighten locknuts to 410
lb-ft (556 N.m).
Drawbar weighs 425 lbs (193
kg), (850 lbs (386 kg) with
drawbar extension, if equipped).
Attach suitable lifting
device prior to removal to
prevent possible injury to
Remove jackstand from under drawbar (1).
Spot paint exposed areas, (TB 43-0209).
Retract drawbar, (Para 2-10).
Remove wheel chocks, (Para 2-20).
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