CABLE ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE (Contd)
All personnel must stand clear during lifting operations. Ensure
ponton foldlocks and travel latches are in good mechanical
condition and securely locked prior to lifting bay. Failure to
comply may result in damage to equipment or injury to personnel.
Removal of left and right cable assemblies is performed the same
way. Left side is shown.
Using transporter or suitable lifting device, raise bay (1) and position dunnage lengthwise and on
an angle under center of inner pontons (2). Lower bay (1) on dunnage.
Loosen two jamnuts (11) on clevis rods (13), and turn nut (12) counterclockwise until tension is
removed from cable (7).
Ends of cotter pins are bent for safety.
Straighten and remove cotter pin (9) and pin (10) from clevis (8) and cable (7). Discard cotter
Straighten and remove cotter pin (15) and pin (16) from bellcrank (14) and cable (7). Discard cotter
Failure to ensure residual fluid pressure is relieved may result in
injury to personnel.
Tag hoses for installation.
Cap and plug all hoses and fittings immediately after
Disconnect three hoses (4) from quick-disconnects (6), and secure out of way.
Loosen three screws (5), and move cable guide (3) away from inner ponton (2) until end of cable (7)
can be removed. Remove cable (7) from bay.
Perform steps 2 through 6 to remove cable assembly from opposite side.