4-41. TRACTION WHEEL ASSEMBLY REPAIR.
This task covers:
Cleaning and Inspection
Tool Kit, General Mechanics Automotive
Lifting device with 2000 lb capacity
Spreader uncoupled from dump truck.
Lifting slings or chains
Agitator clutch disengaged.
Feed roll control lever set to NEUTRAL.
Operators platform removed from
Dry cleaning solvent item 10, Appendix E)
Transport truck and tongue removed
GAA (Item 3, Appendix E)
The following procedure can be used
for either set of traction drive wheels.
Differences between the two sides are
noted in the procedure.
Connect lifting slings or chains to D-rings (1)
at front of hopper.
Do not allow heavy components to
swing while suspended by a lifting
device. Exercise extreme caution when
working near a cable under tension.
Failure to follow this warning may
result in severe injury to personnel.
Two people should balance spreader
while the third person operates lifting
Using a suitable lifting device, slowly lift
spreader (2000 lb) until it is suspended from
D-rings (1) at front of hopper.
Place blocking under spreader. Slowly lower
spreader onto blocking. Ensure that
spreader is secure and stable before
removing lifting device.