CABLE ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE (Contd)
The cable connected to right side of bellcrank must pass in front
of cable connected to left side of bellcrank.
Ensure cable is routed behind lower lock-drive jackscrew and
Route wire cable (4) on inner ponton (12), and connect end of wire cable (4) to bellcrank (1) with pin
(2) and new cotter pin (3). Slightly bend protruding end of cotter pin (3).
Ensure tension spring is installed with hook ends pointing toward
If removed, install spring (9) on bolt eye (7) with spring pin (6), and connect spring (9) to stabilizer
Perform steps 1 and 2 to install opposite cable assembly.
The correct cable tension is achieved when the cable can be
pushed with the thumb to just touch the ponton wall at a position
approximately 43 in. (109 cm) from bottom end of cable assembly.
Loosen two jamnuts (10) on bolt eye (7) and cable end (5), and turn nut (11) counterclockwise until
wire cable (4) is tensioned. Tighten two jamnuts (10).
Perform step 1 to adjust tension of opposite cable.
Apply a light coat of lubricating oil to cable assemblies.
Install interior bay on transporter (TM 5-5420-278-10).