and to the front of the hopper. It operates to spread an
Inspect the wheel bearings for
even amount of material on the ground.
cracks or breaks. Include servicing the pillow block
a. Inspection. Inspect the feed roll for any damage
bearings see LO 5-8895-330-12.
such as breaks or bends. The feed roll assembly cannot
replacement of pillow block bearings and seals.
b. Service. Make sure the feed roll bearings are
properly lubricated at all times. Refer to LO 5-3895-
2-24. Traction Wheel Assembly
a. Removal. Remove the traction wheel assembly
b. Inspection. Inspect the assembly for any breaks
Repair or replace any broken chains on the aggregate
or broken welds. Inspect the attaching hardware for
c. Adjustment. Make sure that the spacers are in
2-23. Wheel Bearings
place and all attaching hardware is tight.
The pillow block bearing function is to hold the wheel
d. Repair. Repair any breaks or cracks in the
assemblies to the spreader.
welds. Replace any parts that are badly bent.
e. Replacement. Replace the wheel assembly as