LAUNCH FRAME - LAUNCH BEAM DRIVE MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's, Automotive (GMTK)
Thread locking compound, loctite 243
Launch beam drive top cover removed. Refer to unit maintenance procedure
Vehicle switched off and battery shutoff switch in the off position
INJURY FROM EXTREME HYDRAULIC OIL PRESSURE. THE SYSTEM MUST BE
DE-PRESSURIZED BEFORE CARRYING OUT ANY WORK ON THE LAUNCH BEAM
DRIVE MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY.
SLIP AND FALL INJURY. PERSONNEL MAY SLIP ON SPILLED HYDRAULIC
FLUID. SUITABLE CONTAINERS AND FLUID ABSORBENT MATERIALS ARE TO
BE USED TO CONTAIN SPILLAGE.
The launch beam drive manifold assembly is located under the left hand rear corner
launch beam drive top cover (1).
De-pressurize the hydraulic system. Refer to unit maintenance procedure 5-118.
Note the position of and disconnect the hydraulic pipe work (2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7) connected
to the launch beam drive manifold assembly (10).
Remove the mounting four bolts (8), and washers (9) securing the launch beam drive
manifold assembly (10) to the launch beam drive.
Remove the launch beam drive manifold assembly (10).
Note the position of and remove all hydraulic valves, valve blocks, test points, blanking
plugs and blanking flanges.
Fit the hydraulic valves, valve blocks, test points, blanking plugs and blanking flanges to
the new manifold assembly using new gaskets and O-rings where applicable.