4-75. Latch Receptacle and Strike Catch.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Automotive Tool Kit
Bay unfolded for adjustment
(Item 1, Appendix B)
a Adjust. (figure 4-98)
To avoid drowning, make final adjustments with flotation vest on, bay secured and unfolded.
(1) Rotate roadway to bow ponton bridge latch (1) to latched position.
(2) Measure the distance between pins (2) and top of receptacles (3). Clearance should be approximately 1/16
in. (1.5 mm).
(3) Loosen eight screws (4) and adjust receptacles (3). Torque screws to 31-34 ft-lbs (42-46 Nm).
(4) Ensure pins (2) contact both receptacles (3) when fully engaged. Re-adjust receptacles as needed.