CABLE ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE (Contd)
Installation of left and right cable assemblies is performed the
same way. Left side is shown.
The cable connected to right side of front bellcrank must pass in
front of cable connected to left side of front bellcrank.
Route cable (6) behind cable guide (1), yoke, and outside piston rod of cylinder.
Connect end of cable (6) to bellcrank (7) with pin (9) and new cotter pin (8).
Tighten three screws (3) on cable guide (1) and inner ponton (2).
Remove caps and plugs, and connect three hoses (4) to quick-disconnects (5) as tagged during
Connect end of cable (6) to clevis (11) with pin (13) and new cotter pin (12).
Slightly bend protruding ends of cotter pins (8) and (12).
Perform steps 1 through 6 to install opposite cable assembly.
The correct cable deflection is achieved when the center of the
cable can be pushed with the thumb to just touch the ponton wall.
Loosen two jamnuts (14) on clevis rods (10), and turn nut (15) clockwise until cable (6) is tensioned.
Tighten jamnuts (14).
Perform step 1 to adjust tension of opposite cable.
Lubricate cable assemblies (TM 5-5420-278-10).