through the hole in the housing and lever to secure the
Install right side tilt cylinder (TM 10-3930-632-
brake shoe and lever assembly.
b. When installing the sleeve (8) in the lever
d. Connect and adjust the hand brake b-handle
sleeve hole, install the nut (7) to allow some free play of
assembly and linkage (TM 10-3930-632-12).
Section VI. SERVICE BRAKES
Wipe the exterior of the wheel cylinder with a
Removal and Disassembly
cloth dampened with dry cleaning solvent P-D-680.
Remove the brake assembly from the front
Clean all metallic parts with dry cleaning
drive wheel (para 12-2).
solvent P-D680; dry thoroughly.
Disassemble the brake assembly as shown in
Inspect the brake shoes for wear, cracks, oil
figure 11-6. Do not disassemble the brake assembly
saturation, signs of overheating, or other damage. If the
farther than is necessary to determine if the condition of
linings are damaged or worn to less than 1/16 inch
the parts warrants further disassembly,
thickness, replace the brake shoes.
Use brake spring pliers to disengage the brake
Inspect the wheel cylinders for cracks,
return springs from the brake shoes.
deterioration of rubber parts, signs of leaking, or other
damage; replace damaged wheel cylinders.
Inspect the brake return springs for cracks,
worn or damaged end hooks, or elongation. If the
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-80 is toxic and
springs are damaged or if they are elongated so that
flammable. Wear protective goggles and gloves
spaces exist between loops of the springs, replace the
and use only in a well ventilated Area. Avoid
contact with skin, eyes, and clothes and don't
Inspect the backing plate for cracks, distortion,
breathe vapors. Do not use near open flame or
excessive heat. The flash point is 100°F -
and other damage; replace the brake assembly if
138°F. (38°C - 59°C). If you become dizzy while
using cleaning solvent, get fresh air immediately
Reassembly and Installation
and get medical aid, If contact with eyes is mild,
Reassemble the brake assembly as shown in
wash your eyes with water and get medical aid
figure 11.6. Use a brake spring pliers to install the brake
return springs between the brake shoes.
Install the brake assembly (para 12-4).
Cleaning and Inspection
Connect the brake lines to the fittings on the
Clean the brake shoes with a wire brush.
brake assemblies. Bleed the brake system (TM 10-
Remove greasy or gummy deposits with a cloth
dampened with dry cleaning solvent P-D-680.
Change 1 11-7