SLIP AND FALL INJURY. PERSONNEL MAY SLIP ON SPILLED HYDRAULIC FLUID.
SUITABLE CONTAINERS AND FLUID ABSORBENT MATERIALS ARE TO BE USED
TO CONTAIN SPILLAGE.
Remove the bearing pads, refer to unit maintenance procedure 5-073.
Disconnect the far bank support from the forward launch beam refer to unit maintenance
Place the far bank support on a suitable working surface.
Release the shoot bolts and remove the upper sliding section (1) of the center post (3).
Remove the four nuts, bolts and washers securing the micro-bore guard (2) to the center
Note the position of and remove the four micro-bore pipes (4) connected to the pumps (5)
on the center post (3).
Disconnect the hydraulic pipes (6) from the hydraulic reservoir (7) to the pumps (5).
Remove the hydraulic reservoir (7).
Remove the screws and washers (9) securing the upper pin keep plates (8) on the two
telescopic tubes (10).
Remove the keep plates (8).
Remove the two telescopic tubes upper pins (11).
Remove the screws and washers (12) securing the lower center post pin keep plate (13).
Remove the keep plate (13).
Remove the lower center post pin (14).
Remove the center post (3).
See the relevant maintenance procedure for components fitted to the center post.
Examine all threaded components for wear and damage.
Change components as required.