(5) Be sure that all remaining parts are
b. Cleaning and Inspection.
present and in good condition. Replace any missing or
(6) Inspect the chassis frame for cracks,
Clean all parts in a well-ventilated
distortion, or broken weldments. Minor straightening of
area. Avoid inhalation of solvent
the frame is permitted. Repair cracked weldments using
fumes and prolonged exposure of
arc welding methods. Replace the frame if it is severely
skin to cleaning solvent.
exposed skin thoroughly.
cleaning solvent (Fed. Spec. P-D-
(7) If paint is damaged in any way, remove
680) used to clean parts is potentially
damaged paint and sand the areas smooth. Prime and
repaint the bare areas.
property. Do not use near open
flame or excessive heat. Flash point
c. Reassembly and Installation.
of solvent is 100 F. to 138 F. (38 C. to
(1) Reassemble the chassis frame as shown
in figure 6-2.
(1) Steam-clean the chassis frame and its
If steam-cleaning equipment is not
(2) Install the axle and suspension system
available, flush off the chassis frame with a water-
pressure hose. Remove greasy and gummy deposits
with cleaning solvent (Fed. Spec. P-D-680).
(3) Install the wheel and hub assembly (TM
5-4320-234-12, para 4-52).
(2) Inspect spring bumpers (19, fig. 6-2) for
cracks, wear, and deterioration; replace if defective.
(4) Install the engine (para 2-11).
(3) Check the fit of the stands (36) in the
(5) Install the pump and bearing housing
sleeves mounted on the frame. The stands must slide
easily through the sleeves.
(6) Install the battery box and tool box (TM
(4) Inspect the front leg (30) and related
5-4320-234-12, para 4-54).
parts for distortion, cracks, and damage.
straightening of the leg is permitted. Replace defective
(7) Install the fuel tank (TM 5-4320-234-12,
parts and parts damaged beyond repair.