Latch Receptacle and Strike Catch.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Automotive Tool Kit
Bay unfolded for adjustment
(Item 1, Appendix B)
a. Adjust. (figure 4-130)
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. (1.58 cm).
(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.