FRONT SUPPORT REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
TM or Para
Oil pump gear
Shop Equipment, Machine Shop; Field
Maintenance, Basic, Less Power
Speed governor removed.
Tachometer gear wheel
and housing removed.
Unsafe torching practices can cause serious injury from fire, explosions, or harmful gasses.
Allow only authorized personnel to heat metals. Protective clothing and goggles must be worn.
Adequate protective equipment must be used. A suitable fire extinguisher must be kept near by,
and requirements of TM 9237 strictly followed.
Gear will normally have to be heated to allow it to slip off and on. Be careful not to heat gear too
much, since this may remove temper from the metal.
Using a torch, heat gear (1).
Using a gear puller remove gear (1) from
Remove two screws (3), lockwashers (4),
washers (5), and front support (6) using a
ratchet and 13 mm socket.
If required, remove bearing (7) from
support (6) using a press.