5-22. ENGINE BASE MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
This task includes:
Compactor set on level ground in a protected area.
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's
Guide bar removed, including rubber buffer.
Solvent, Dry Cleaning; item 9, Appx E
Base plate removed.
the ground to place the transport dolly in
Removal of the engine base (2) consists of the re-
The engine base IS very sturdy and should
moval of all components mounted to it, refer to in-
outlast all other components of the plate
dex if necessary for identification of paragraphs
for each component's removal instructions.
An edge protector (1), can be replaced without re-
Install replacement engine base (2), mounting all
moval of the engine base. The replacement edge
components removed from damaged base.
protector comes with self-adhesive coating for ad-
hesion to the base plate.
Follow-on tasks include: Adjust the direc-
The edge protector (1) provides protection
throttle cable (Para. 4-16), Adjust the v-
for the guide bar finish, when guide bar is
used to raise the rear of the compactor off