5 - 053 LAUNCH FRAME - STOW CYLINDER TOP MOUNTING
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's, Automotive (GMTK)
Thread locking compound, loctite 243
Launch frame guards removed for access to the stow cylinder top
Remove the launch frame guards as necessary to gain access to the stow cylinder top
mounting. See operator's manual TM 5-5420-279-10.
Depressurize the hydraulic system. See unit maintenance procedure 5-118.
Release the hydraulic pressure in the stow cylinder. See unit maintenance procedure
Remove the retaining ring (7) from the stow cylinder (9) top mounting.
Remove the cylinder pin (10), note the positions of and retain the two spacers (8).
Move the stow cylinder clear of the clevis rod (6).
Remove the retaining ring (1) and washer (2).
Remove the clevis rod (6) from the launch frame (4).
If necessary remove the two bushings (3 and 5) from the launch frame (4).