CENTER BLAST DEFLECTOR REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Clean and inspect all parts IAW General Maintenance Instructions (WP 0011 00).
WAR N I N G
Do not move vehicle while the steering link is disconnected. Failure to follow this warning may result in
personnel injury or death.
CAU T I ON
Do not move vehicle while the steering link or torque rod is disconnected. If vehicle is moved, components
may become misaligned.
Install mounting plate (24), two washers (19), bolts (18), washers (35), and new locknuts (34) on crossmember.
Install washer (23), bolt (22), washer (33), and new locknut (32) on crossmember.
WARN I N G
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance during proce-
dure. Ensure that any lifting device used is in good condition and of suitable load capacity. Keep clear of
heavy parts supported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death to per-
N OT E
Center blast deflector weighs 83 lb (37.6 kg).
Attach and secure lifting device under center blast deflector (17).
Use lifting device to install center blast deflector (17).
Position spacer (27) between center blast deflector (17) and vehicle.
Install eight washers (26), bolts (25), washers (29), and new locknuts (28) on center blast deflector (17).
Install five washers (21), bolts (20), washers (31), and new locknuts (30) on center blast deflector (17).